Luyckx, Théodore

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Namur, 1867 - Rixensart, 1935

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1894 ca - 1902 / Monceau-sur-Sambre, Rue de Beaussart, 1<96> or 5<02>
° 17.7.1867; + 6.4.1935. Photographer and draughtsman. "Portraits made in Conté crayon from photographs" (La Nouvelle Gazette, 23.2.1896). "Monsieur Luyckx was awarded a gold medal at the 1895 Charleroi exhibition for crayon portraits" (Journal de Charleroi, 27.8.1900). Left for Brussels on 12.3.1902, having failed in his efforts to maintain a multiple-studio business centred on Charleroi.
1898 - 1901 / Marchienne-au-Pont, Rue de Trazegnies, 7
Successor: Tumelaire Auguste
Branch studio. "Speciality: large crayon portraits, carbon and platinum [prints], the only three permanent processes" (Gazette de Charleroi, 23.4.1898). "The firm [of Luyckx & Meyers] no longer has a branch in Marchienne" (Gazette de Charleroi, 24.11.1901).
1900 * - 1902 / Charleroi, Place du Sud, 14 or 16 (Place de la Ville Basse)
Successor: Meyers Ferdinand (at no. 16)
Opening at this address announced for 15.7.1900 and "just opened" on 27.8.1900. Short-lived partnership with Ferdinand Meyers (see that name) at this address between July 1901 and 20.2.1902. Luyckx again alone here in March 1903 when he announced he would soon be opening "a new photographic establishment in Marcinelle, by the level crossing in the Rue Saint-Roch" (Gazette de Charleroi, 6.3.1902), a project which cannot have materialized.
1901 * - 1902 / Châtelet, Rue de la Tombelle, 22
Successor: Mengeot Frères
Branch studio. Also see Théodore Navez, with whom he seems to have coexisted at this address. Luyckx was still advertising here on 6.3.1902.
1902 * - 1903 / Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 28<02-03> or 67
Arrrived at no. 28 on 14.3.1902, coming from Monceau-sur-Sambre. Recorded as a photographer and widower resident at no. 28 at his wedding on 4.10.1902. Left for Wavre on 7.4.1903.
1908 ca Wavre, Rue de Nivelles, 77 or 59
Views of the towns of Boma and Matadi in the Belgian Congo, published as a series of picture postcards by "Comptoir général de photographie", Brussels in 1910 or earlier. Active at an unspecified location in 1914 when he made a life-size portrait of the "premier commissaire" (leading official) in Monceau-sur-Sambre.

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1894 ca - 1902 / Monceau-sur-Sambre, Rue de Beaussart, 1<96> or 5<02>
1898 - 1901 / Marchienne-au-Pont, Rue de Trazegnies, 7
1900 * - 1902 / Charleroi, Place du Sud, 14 or 16 (Place de la Ville Basse)
1901 * - 1902 / Châtelet, Rue de la Tombelle, 22
1902 * - 1903 / Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 28<02-03> or 67
1908 ca Wavre, Rue de Nivelles, 77 or 59

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DIRECTORY_1997#2861

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SFJ revised 28.4.2018, 15.5.2018, 7.11.2018 & 13.1.2019; SFJ revised 25.10.2020, 1.11.2020 & 14.5.2021 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 20.10.2020 & 17.3.2021

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