Ortmans, Clément

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional / Connected

Details

Life dates

Verviers, 1881 - Verviers, 1964

Activity

1897 * - 1899 / Verviers, Pont des Récollets, 124
° 19.3.1881; + 7.11.1964. Bought his first camera in 1897. Initially installed in his parents’ home at this address.
1900 Verviers, Place Verte, 2
"Ortmans G." in the directory at this address.
1900 - 1928 ca Verviers, Rue de l'Harmonie, 28<00-08> then 30<09ca-13>
He established himself at this address with one of his sisters. Ortmans went on to enjoy a long career as a photographer, and later, by 1908, as a wholesaler of photographic equipment. On CV dated 1903, "Speciality: enlargements in platinum and carbon". By 1908 he also stocked gramophones and dictation machines. Operated throughout the interwar period, dropping the portrait studio in favour of wholesale supplies.
1906 - 1913 Blankenberghe, Rue des Boulangers, 42
Summer branch studio.
1908 ca - 1913 Anvers, Place de Meir, 97<08ca> or 111<11-13>
Coexisted with Rue de l'Harmonie, 30 and Blankenberge. Initial "J." in some directories.
1913 Wenduyne
Branch studio, undoubtedly operating only during the summer tourist season.

Locations

1897 * - 1899 / Verviers, Pont des Récollets, 124
1900 Verviers, Place Verte, 2
1900 - 1928 ca Verviers, Rue de l'Harmonie, 28<00-08> then 30<09ca-13>
1906 - 1913 Blankenberghe, Rue des Boulangers, 42
1908 ca - 1913 Anvers, Place de Meir, 97<08ca> or 111<11-13>
1913 Wenduyne

Exhibitions

Genres / subject matter

Techniques

Bibliography/Webography

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1905 - 1914

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3235

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 25.9.2017, 30.12.2017 & 18.11.2018

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Actions