Larauza, Adolphe Guillaume

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Paris [F], 1813 - Paris [F], 1874

Activity

1853 - 1854 Gand, Rue des Annonciades, 10
° 1.1.1813; + 27.1.1874. Daguerreotypist. "A. Larauza, Artist from Paris". "Lessons in photography and cameras supplied".
1855 Gand, Rue de Courtrai, 166
1855 * - 1859 / Bruxelles, Rue d'Assaut, 4
Successor: Jacoby Emile #
Photographer and daguerreotypist. Arrived at this address on 7.3.1855 from Brussels - Schaerbeek. Left on 6.10.1859. Patent of 5.7.1855 for "a photographic multiplier" [sliding shutter frame].
1857 Gand, Rue de Courtrai, 16 b
Photographer and daguerreotypist.
1859 * - 1868 Bruxelles, Montagne aux Herbes Potagères, 41
Successor: Verstraeten
Opposite the Rue Fossé aux Loups. Arrived at this address on 6.10.1859. In January 1860, Larauza placed an advertisement seeking to sell a studio operating in Rotterdam [NL] (Journal de Bruxelles, 14.1.1860). It was run by his son Gustave Larauza (° Paris [F], 13.2.1835), described as a painter-decorator when he was registered with his father in Rue d'Assaut, 4 in 1855 and subsequently active as a photographer in Rotterdam from 1856 to 1869, intially for a short period in partnership with P.J. Cornelisse(n) (see that name).
Patent of 15.12.1865 for "photographic portraits in the form of statuettes" [the apparatus was a rotating wooden cylinder]. Another son, likewise named Adolphe (° Paris [F], 1.7.1841), was registered as a photographer at the same address in 1866. They left Brussels at an unspecified date and operated jointly in Paris [F], Rue du Faubourg Saint Martin, 89 in around 1870. Recorded as a concierge on his death certificate.

Locations

1853 - 1854 Gand, Rue des Annonciades, 10
1855 Gand, Rue de Courtrai, 166
1855 * - 1859 / Bruxelles, Rue d'Assaut, 4
1857 Gand, Rue de Courtrai, 16 b
1859 * - 1868 Bruxelles, Montagne aux Herbes Potagères, 41

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DIRECTORY_1997#2593

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 24.4.2018, 3.12.2018 & 13.12.2018; MD revised 5.6.2020; SFJ revised 31.8.2020.based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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