Roland, Léon

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Liège, 1860 - Spa, 1946

Activity

1884 - 1914 Liège
Léon François Joseph, ° 29.2.1860; + 17.5.1946. Doctor of natural science. President of the Liège section of the ABP from 1897 until 1899. In 1898, he presented a report on the creation of the museum of documentary photography in Paris. Vermeil (i.e. runner-up) medal at the Chambéry competition, 1903. One of the first photographers from Liège to show interest in colour photography, he took Lumière autochromes between 1910 and 1915. He remained active within the ABP until about 1925.

Locations

1884 - 1914 Liège

Exhibitions

Ghent ABP, 1903; Louvain, 1904.

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1884 - 1914

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3654

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 24.4.2017 & 15.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; revised 13.5.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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