Martiny, Jules

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Liège, 1850 - Andenne (Namur), 1917

Activity

1874 - 1917 + Liège
Jules Lambert, ° 16.4.1850; + 18.10.1917. Cloth merchant. A founder member of the ABP, he invented a portable darkroom in 1878. Took snapshots, urban views and local events using Français’ kinégraphe with a long-focus lens (camera manufactured from 1890). Martiny took a set of images recording Prince Baudouin's visit to Liège in August 1890, including "the Prince on horseback during the procession by the civic guard on Place Saint-Lambert" (La Meuse, 4.8.1890). Author of a standard work "Histoire du théâtre de Liège depuis son origine à nos jours", Liège, 1887. Member of the "Société de langue et de littérature wallonnes". Martiny's death certificate described him as a person of independent means.

Locations

1874 - 1917 + Liège

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1880; Liège, 1892.

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Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1896

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2955

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 19.4.2019, 7.12.2019 & 18.7.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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