Meÿers (- Hesbain), Ferdinand

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Laren [NL], 1860 - Marcinelle, 1941

Activity

1890 * - 1892 Bruxelles, Rue de la Montagne, 44
° 30.11.1860; + 9.6.1941. Recorded in the population registry on 20.2.1886 as a lithographer, then as a photographic retoucher. Several changes of domicile. At this address, probably his first studio, from 3.11.1890 until 27.1.1892, when he declared his departure for Brussels - Saint-Gilles with his wife Lucie Hesbain (° Tournai, 7.1.1862; + Marcinelle, 2.5.1941), daughter of Lucien Hesbain (see that name). They married on 18.1.1892.
1893 - 1895 Bruxelles, Rue des Quatre-Bras, 6
Predecessor: Hesbain Lucien
1894 - 1895 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue du Trône, 35
"Retoucher" in the directory. This address housed the studio of his father-in-law, Lucien Hesbain, with whom he worked.
1896 - 1899 Bruxelles
No street indicated. Member of the "Cercle Photographique d'Ixelles".
1902 * - 1908 Charleroi, Place du Sud, 16
Predecessor: Luyckx Théodore (at n° 14)
Registered as a draughtsman and lithographer. In partnership from July 1901 with Théodore Luyckx (see that name), whose studio he acquired in February 1902. CVs in the name of "Meÿers - Hesbain" at this address. Still member of the "Cercle photographique d'Ixelles", 1903 ("F. Meyers"). He appears to have left for Rue de Marcinelle by 1909 even though the 1913 Monod directory still lists the studio here.
1909 ca - 1912 Charleroi, Rue de Marcinelle, 18
Advertisement for "artistic and industrial photography" dated 22.9.1912.
1909 ca Jumet, Avenue Vandervelde, 18
Branch studio, co-existing with Rue de Marcinelle.

Locations

1890 * - 1892 Bruxelles, Rue de la Montagne, 44
1893 - 1895 Bruxelles, Rue des Quatre-Bras, 6
1894 - 1895 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue du Trône, 35
1896 - 1899 Bruxelles
1902 * - 1908 Charleroi, Place du Sud, 16
1909 ca - 1912 Charleroi, Rue de Marcinelle, 18
1909 ca Jumet, Avenue Vandervelde, 18

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1891; Charleroi, 1911.

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Bibliography/Webography

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Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1891 - 1895

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3063

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Level of detail

Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 19.9.2017, 2.11.2018 & 7.11.2018; SFJ revised 24.4.2020 & 18.7.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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