Piéron (- Loodts), Hugo

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Category

Person (Male)

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  • Photographie Maritime

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  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Verviers, 1845 - ?, ?

Activity

1867 * - 1868 / Anvers, Rue du Couvent, 30
Wilhelm Hugo Pieron, ° 31.12.1845. Husband of Isabella Charlotte Loodts. Arrived from Essen [Prussia] in 1867. On later CV, "Established in 1867".
1868 * - 1893 / Anvers, Quai Sainte-Aldegonde, 14 (First dock)
Predecessor: Dupont Joseph Successor: Verbeek Frères #
On early CVs: "Deutscher Photograph". "Photographic studio for portraits, ships, views". Kar(e)l Moritz is recorded at this address in the Antwerp population registry, 1875-1880.
1894 - 1906 / Anvers, Rue des Cerises, 7
Successor: Rubbens [H.] & Van Neck [L.]
Piéron bought this house on 8.8.1892 and requested a building permit at this address a month later. "Near Canal des Brasseurs". From his studio situated on the 4th floor he photographed ships arriving in port and offered a print for sale to the captain a few minutes later. Photographs of sailors against a backdrop with a panorama of the city; first fire of the "Stapelhuis". The studio served as a meeting point for German expatriate photographers such as Karl Moritz and Ludwig Göbelhoff from Hanover. Piéron's successor Henri Rubbens (see that name) reprinted his maritime views in bromide from copy negatives in around 1930.

Locations

1867 * - 1868 / Anvers, Rue du Couvent, 30
1868 * - 1893 / Anvers, Quai Sainte-Aldegonde, 14 (First dock)
1894 - 1906 / Anvers, Rue des Cerises, 7

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Brussels, 1880.

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DIRECTORY_1997#3411

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SFJ revised 31.12.2017, 8.1.2018 & 15.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries.; MD revised 20.10.2020

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