Monu, Edward

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Liersch Modern Photographie (in Lier) or Liersche Moderne Photographie (in Lier and Mol)

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Antwerp, 1874 - Antwerp, 1957

Activity

1897 - 1901 / Anvers, Rue Dirckxsens, 61
Edouard Joseph, ° 2.2.1874; + 28.12.1957. Recorded as a draughtsman in July 1899. Letterhead, "Portrait draughtsman and photographer. Studio in the courtyard and exhibition." Monu was deaf-mute and founded the "Maatschappij voor Doofstommen van Antwerpen" [Association of Deaf-mutes of Antwerp] or "MADOSA" on 11.2.1894. Left this address on 12.12.1901.
1901 * - 1908 Anvers, Brederodestraat, 92
Predecessor: Apers Jos Successor: Monu [Edward] & Ginckels [Frantz]<03-07>; Ginckels (- Ceulemans) Frantz<08>
Monu moved to this address on 12.12.1901. On 14.4.1902 Monu requested permission to place a display case on the façade. Thereafter at this address in partnership with Frantz Ginckels, officially from 13.12.1904 to 31.1.1907.
1902 ca Heyst-op-den-Berg, Villa Paulina
CVs bearing backmark of this address and Antwerp, quite possibly during the season immediately prior to Monu's partnership with Ginckels.
1914 ca Lierre, Rue d'Anvers, 131 [Antwerpstraat / Antwerpsche Straat]
Portrait postcards either with Lier alone or bearing addresses in both Lier and Mol.
1914 ca Moll, Steenweg
Branch studio. Monu was active in Brussels in the 1920s.

Locations

1897 - 1901 / Anvers, Rue Dirckxsens, 61
1901 * - 1908 Anvers, Brederodestraat, 92
1902 ca Heyst-op-den-Berg, Villa Paulina
1914 ca Lierre, Rue d'Anvers, 131 [Antwerpstraat / Antwerpsche Straat]
1914 ca Moll, Steenweg

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3126

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 29.12.2017 & 2.5.2018; SFJ revised 31.5.2019 & 22.11.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 7.4.2020 based on information supplied by Walter Sluydts, Volunteer Archief Lier, stad, OCMW & 20.10.2020; SFJ / MD revised 18.11.2020 partly based on information supplied by Bob Craen (email dated 13.11.2020); SFJ revised 14.5.2021 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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