Prinz, Wilhelm

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional / Connected

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Life dates

Mulheim am Rhein [Prussia], 1857 - Brussels - Uccle, 1910

Activity

1887 - 1905 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles
° 28.7.1857; + 1.8.1910. Astronomer and geologist. Assistant in the Meteorological Service of the Royal Observatory. In 1893, lecturer and subsequently professor at the "Université Libre de Bruxelles". Astronomic and meteorological photographer. Author of the brochure "La photographie astronomique par les petits appareils", Brussels, 1887, illustrated with 5 photolithographic plates from his own negatives: images of the sun, the moon, etc. In 1894 he published the first fascicule of a photographic lunar atlas with double-plate collotypes from his negatives printed by Joseph Maes (see that name). A lunar crater is named after him. Not a member of the ABP from 1892 to 1898.
1906 - 1910 + Bruxelles - Uccle

Locations

1887 - 1905 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles
1906 - 1910 + Bruxelles - Uccle

Exhibitions

Antwerp, 1894 (silver medal); Liège, 1905.

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Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

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Dates of affiliation

1888 - 1910

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3510

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 24.4.2017 & 6.5.2018; SFJ revised 29.4.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; SFJ revised 8.4.2021

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