Smaelen, François

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Brussels, 1839 - Éprave, 1912

Activity

1899 - 1903 Verviers
° 15.4.1839; + 30.6.1912. Banker. President of the "Photo-Club de Verviers" until 1902, then honorary president in 1903. Central figure behind the affiliation of this club to the ABP, thereby constituting its Verviers section.
1903 - 1909 Liège
Official ("agent") of the National Bank. Vice-president of the Liège section of the ABP in 1905 and president in 1906. Member of the jury for Group 12 'Photography' at the 1905 Liège international exhibition. Excursions to Villers-la-Ville. Visits to Sicily, Gorges du Tarn, Rocamadour, etc.
1910 - 1912 + Éprave

Locations

1899 - 1903 Verviers
1903 - 1909 Liège
1910 - 1912 + Éprave

Exhibitions

Verviers, 1899; Louvain, 1900.

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1903 - 1912

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3898

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 24.4.2017; SFJ revised 19.7.2020, 6.3.2021 & 27.4.2021 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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