Shettle, Arthur

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

London - Peckham [GB], 1860 - Châteauroux [Indre, F], 1951

Activity

1897 * - 1899 Bruxelles, Montagne aux Herbes Potagères, 4
Arthur George, ° 21.5.1860. Sometimes spelled Schettle. Opening at this address advertised at the end of September 1897. "Operates exclusively by electric light. No more [posing] underneath overheated glass panes or limited opening times" (Le Vingtième Siècle, 30.9.1897). On CAB, "Photography by electricity. Enlargements, Pastels, Watercolours, Painting" and list of four other studios: Bradford-on-Avon [GB], Trowbridge Road; New York [NY, USA], 315 Madison Avenue; Roubaix [F], Boulevard de Paris, 4; Tourcoing [F], Rue Molte [sic, pour Motte], 38. Operated in Dunkirk [F] in the late 1880s, married in Roubaix in April 1887 and then operated concurrently in Roubaix and Tourcoing in the 1890s. The English studio was run by his brother Frederick (1864 - 1905) and the American studio by his other brother William.

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1897 * - 1899 Bruxelles, Montagne aux Herbes Potagères, 4

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DIRECTORY_1997#3779

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 21.7.2018 & 3.12.2018; SFJ revised 13.5.2019 & 30.10.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 15.6.2020

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