Ortmans, Clément

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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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 - 1920 > Verviers, Rue de l'Harmonie, 28<00-08> then 30<09ca-13>
He established himself at this address with one of his sisters. Member of the "Photo-Club de Verviers". 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. Still advertising at no. 26 in 1931.
1906 - 1914 Blankenberghe, Rue des Boulangers, 42
Summer branch studio.
1909 * - 1920 > Anvers, Place de Meir, 97<09> or 111<11-20>
Studio, photographic supplies and advice for amateurs at this address. Opened at no. 97 in early December 1909 (Le Matin, 5.12.1909). Coexisted with Rue de l'Harmonie, 30, Blankenberge and Wenduyne. Initial "J." in some directories.
1909 - 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 - 1920 > Verviers, Rue de l'Harmonie, 28<00-08> then 30<09ca-13>
1906 - 1914 Blankenberghe, Rue des Boulangers, 42
1909 * - 1920 > Anvers, Place de Meir, 97<09> or 111<11-20>
1909 - 1913 Wenduyne

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1905 - 1914

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3235

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 25.9.2017, 30.12.2017 & 18.11.2018; MD revised 27.10.2020, 2.11.2020 & 22.7.2021

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