Legrand, Henry

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  • Professional

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Antwerp, 1817 - Bruges, 1897

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1863 - 1864 / Bruges, Rue Poictevijn (between Rue Saint-Georges and Rue des Baudets)
° 27.6.1817; + 15.2.1897. Painter and photographer. Arrived from Brussels - Saint-Josse. He had been in New York in January 1854, where he obtained American naturalisation.
1864 * Bruges, Rue du Verger, 13
An advertisement for his studio at this address was published in the "Journal de Bruges" of 18.6.1864.
1866 * - 1871 Bruges, Academiestraat, 31
Opening on 31.12.1866. In 1868, he was sentenced to eight days in prison for a challenge to a duel. He moved frequently, apparently due to instability: he was in Kathelijnestraat, Gentpoortstraat, then again in Rue de l'Académie, then Korte Ridderstraat. He made views of Blankenberge and an advertising card with photographs to mark the inauguration of Memling's statue on Place Memling in 1871.
1866 - 1880 Bruges, Rue de l'Hydromel
Listed continuously in the directory from 1866 until 1880 at this address. He left for Bruxelles - Etterbeek on 31.12.1879, but returned to Bruges, Rue du Saint-Esprit on 15.9.1881. At the time of his death he had long since abandoned photography as a profession.

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1863 - 1864 / Bruges, Rue Poictevijn (between Rue Saint-Georges and Rue des Baudets)
1864 * Bruges, Rue du Verger, 13
1866 * - 1871 Bruges, Academiestraat, 31
1866 - 1880 Bruges, Rue de l'Hydromel

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DIRECTORY_1997#2678

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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