Loozen, Prosper

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Person (Male)

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Status

  • Professional

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Life dates

Diest, 1875 - Diest, 1949

Activity

1899 - 1904 Diest, Rue de Louvain
Prosper Felix Augustus, ° 19.8.1875; + 1.8.1949. "Loosen" on birth certificate. On CV of 1898 ca, "P. Loozen, Photographie Nationale", with no town indicated.
1904 Diest, Rue du Marché, 10
Member of the "Photo-Club de Schaerbeek". Spent World War I in Bournemouth [GB] where he worked as an electrician. On his return to Diest after the war, operated at no. 19. Subsequently active in the interwar period in Paardenstraat. Published picture postcards of Diest. Also sold bicycles, musical instruments, light fittings, etc. In 1942, Loozen sold 137 negatives documenting the built and artistic heritage of Diest to the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), Brussels.

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1899 - 1904 Diest, Rue de Louvain
1904 Diest, Rue du Marché, 10

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2832

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 30.11.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MCC revised 12.3.2020

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