Streuvels, Stijn

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  • Lateur, Frank

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  • Amateur

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Heule, 1871 - Anzegem, 1969

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1889 ca - 1905 / Avelghem
Franciscus (Frank) Petrus Maria Lateur, known by his pseudonym Stijn Streuvels, ° 3.10.1871; + 15.8.1969. Flemish writer known for his rural fiction on social themes. Initially a baker. First constructed his own primitive camera, then bought his first commercial camera in about 1900.
1905 * - 1914> Anzegem - Ingooigem
Documented rural life of the sort that informed and populated his novels. Remained an enthusiastic photographer in the interwar period, buying a Leica in 1932. His collection of glass plate negatives is housed in the Provinicial Library and Culture Archive, Bruges.

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1889 ca - 1905 / Avelghem
1905 * - 1914> Anzegem - Ingooigem

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Bibliography/Webography

COPPENS, Jan, Karel van Deuren & Piet Thomas. Stijn Streuvels fotograaf. Ghent & Brussels, 1994.

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DIRECTORY_2017#1171

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SFJ new 16.1.2019

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