Taudien, Otto (Othon)

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Bergmühl [Prussia], 1857 - ?, ?

Activity

1888 Liège, Place Verte, 17
Otto Hugo Emile Robert, ° 3.1.1857. On CV, "Otto Taudien". As a self-declared photographer and bookseller, his first stay in Belgium was cut short when, coming from Venlo [NL] and unable to prove financial means of support, he was arrested on entry in Antwerp on 9.1.1884 and expelled. Taudien next entered Belgium, coming from Aachen [D], on 1.5.1887. Recorded living in Liège in November 1888.
1890 ca Dinant, Rue Saint-Roch
On CV, "Othon Taudien". "Large shop with views of Belgium in all sizes. Art photography in the open. Platinotype, aristotype, carbon photography, Eastman on porcelain, etc." CAB views of Spa and La Roche en Ardenne. Group portrait of school class in Thuin.
1891 - 1892 Verviers, Rue Tranchée, 100 or 102
Recorded living in Verviers in January 1891. Edmond Rosbach (see that name) was an operator with Taudien at this address until his departure for Namur in September 1892, although Taudien himself left Verviers and arrived in Antwerp on 7.4.1892. A police report dated 29.4.1892 stated: “He is an itinerant photographer and strives to sell and to take new views of different places.”
1894 Anvers, Klapdorp, 10
An operator for Louis Van Neck (see that name) at this address earning 120 francs a month. Taudien lived in Klapdorp, 31 from 18.6.1894 to 29.8.1894. He reportedly left Antwerp in March 1895.
1900 Soignies, Rue de Mons, 35

Locations

1888 Liège, Place Verte, 17
1890 ca Dinant, Rue Saint-Roch
1891 - 1892 Verviers, Rue Tranchée, 100 or 102
1894 Anvers, Klapdorp, 10
1900 Soignies, Rue de Mons, 35

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DIRECTORY_1997#4069

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 14.5.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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