Photo Compagnie Belge

Identity

Category

Firm

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Hirsch & Herz (in Rue Neuve)

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Activity

1903 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 109
Main studio. Advertising at this address in July 1903. A studio was opened in Marseille [F], Rue Saint-Férréol, 75, shortly after the Antwerp studio; thereafter CVs listed six studios including four in Brussels. The director was Max Hirsch. Also see Hirsch & Herz.
1904 - 1914 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Chaussée d'Ixelles, 29
Branch not recorded in directories until 1909.
1905 - 1912 Bruxelles, Rue de Flandre, 161
1906 - 1912 Anvers, Marché aux Souliers, 33<06-12> or 35<07-11>
Max Hirsch is recorded here, 1906-1907, no doubt to set up the Antwerp branch and for its opening months. Peter Friedrich Kehren (° Essen [D], 25.10.1883) was manager here in 1909-1910.
1906 - 1911 Bruxelles, Rue de la Violette, 35
Predecessor: L'Apollon (Photographie)
This studio opened after the Antwerp studio and was operating in May 1906.
1912 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue de Brabant, 214
1912 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue de la Bourse, 6

Locations

1903 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 109
1904 - 1914 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Chaussée d'Ixelles, 29
1905 - 1912 Bruxelles, Rue de Flandre, 161
1906 - 1912 Anvers, Marché aux Souliers, 33<06-12> or 35<07-11>
1906 - 1911 Bruxelles, Rue de la Violette, 35
1912 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue de Brabant, 214
1912 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue de la Bourse, 6

Exhibitions

Liège, 1905 (gold medal diploma).

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3368

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 29.12.2017, 8.1.2018, 5.2.2018 & 5.3.2019; SFJ revised 5.9.2019 based on information supplied by Martine Begerem; MD revised 13.6.2020

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