Lekeu, Léonard-Joseph

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Person (Male)

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Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Baelen, 1822 - Verviers, 1880

Activity

1849 * - 1854 / Verviers, Rue de l'Harmonie, 46
° 27.5.1822; + 8.3.1880. Daguerreotypist. First permanent studio in Verviers, which opened in November 1849.
1853 */ Namur, Hôtel de la Boule d'Or (sp)
On M. Stapleaux’s premises, at the Grognon (confluence of the Sambre and the Meuse) (Ami de l'Ordre, 2.12.1853).
1854 * - 1880 + Verviers, Rue de la Tranchée, 3
Sometimes written Lekeux. Patent of 1.3.1854 for "a camera suited for the daguerreotype" [detachable stand and transportable backcloth]. Subsequently he referred to himself: "By patents of H.M. the King of the Belgians". Photographs on paper from 1856, daguerreotypes until the end of 1858 (according to his advertisements). Supplies of cameras and chemicals. He enlarged his studio in December 1871.
1864 * - 1866 ca Liège, Boulevard de la Sauvenière, 142
Branch studio at this address from September 1864.

Locations

1849 * - 1854 / Verviers, Rue de l'Harmonie, 46
1853 */ Namur, Hôtel de la Boule d'Or (sp)
1854 * - 1880 + Verviers, Rue de la Tranchée, 3
1864 * - 1866 ca Liège, Boulevard de la Sauvenière, 142

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Bibliography/Webography

BALaT - Lekeu, Léonard-Joseph: http://balat.kikirpa.be/people.php?priref=115437

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2694

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

MCC revised 25.1.2019.

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