Motus, Léon (Abbé)

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Temploux, 1863 - Floreffe, 1943

Activity

1896 - 1906 Floreffe
° 21.9.1863; + 17.1.1943. Professor at the lesser seminary. His photographs of the floods in Floreffe on 14.5.1906 were published as postcards with the credit "Cliché de l'Abbé L. M."

Locations

1896 - 1906 Floreffe

Exhibitions

Courtrai, 1897; Brussels, 1898; Ghent, 1899; Mons, 1901.

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Techniques

Bibliography/Webography

ALLARD, Jean-Marie, "Gens de Temploux : le chanoine Léon Motus" in Temploux infos, 273, octobre 2010, p. 4-5 (online at : http://www.temploux.be/infos/Info273z.pdf, consulted January 27, 2019).

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1896 - 1905

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3161

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 2.5.2018; MCC revised 27.1.2019 & 30.11.2019; SFJ revised 25.4.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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