Rubbens, Henri

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Antwerp, 1873 - ?, ?

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1903 - 1904 Anvers - Berchem
Henricus Adela Josephus, ° 20.7.1873. At his wedding in Antwerp on 20.4.1895, recorded as a clerk domiciled in Antwerp. Member of the "Cercle d'études photographiques et scientifiques d'Anvers". Member of the photography section of the "Katholieke Kring", 1904-1905. Subsequently, Rubbens was partner to Louis Van Neck in the studio at Rue des Cérises, 7 where they operated as successors to Hugo Piéron (- Loodts), 1907-1911.
1912 - 1914 Anvers, Rue du Verger, 230
Domiciled again in Antwerp - Berchem in 1920, where he remained active at various addresses until about 1935. In c. 1930, Rubbens made copy negatives (18 x 24 cm.) from original wet plates taken by his predecessor Hugo Piéron of Antwerp canals in the 1870s. The Museum of Photography in Antwerp possesses bromide prints from these. His son Marcel (° Antwerp, 16.2.1896) was also a photographer.

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1903 - 1904 Anvers - Berchem
1912 - 1914 Anvers, Rue du Verger, 230

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Antwerp (CEPSA), 1903; Antwerp, 1904/05 ("H.I. Rubens").

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DIRECTORY_1997#3708

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 31.12.2017 & 15.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; SFJ revised 8.9.2019 & 7.12.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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