Messiaen, Jules

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Tournai, 1869 - Tournai, 1956

Activity

1892 * - 1894 Tournai, Rue du Viaduc, 67
Jules Charles. Pupil of the Tournai Academy and of the "Ecole des beaux-arts" in Brussels. First portraits in 1888. He opened a studio in 1892. He made a large number of views of Tournai, most of which were destroyed by bombing in 1940.  His sons Edmond and Séverin were also photographers in Tournai.
1899 * - 1914 > Tournai, Rue Royale, 23
Studio transferred to this address on 1.2.1899. Messiaen made a prolific record of daily life in Tournai. He remained active until the 1940s, together with his son Edmond (1896 - 1955).

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1892 * - 1894 Tournai, Rue du Viaduc, 67
1899 * - 1914 > Tournai, Rue Royale, 23

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Bibliography/Webography

BOUSSEMART, Etienne. Tournai et Tournaisis. Passions de photographes, les Messiaen, 1869-1990. Tournai, 1999, 223 pp.

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3044

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 14.2.2018, parly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; revised 25.2.2019 & 21.6.2019; MCC revised 12.3.2020

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