Van Goitsenhoven, Louis

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Person (Male)

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  • Maison du Cristal Diamant in Boulevard du Nord<00-04>

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  • Connected

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Life dates

Brussels - Ixelles, 1874 - ? [F], 1942

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1900 - 1914 > Bruxelles, Boulevard du Nord, 70-72<00-02> or 59<03-14>
Louis Joseph Corneille, ° 20.6.1874; + 27.5.1942. Optician. Cameras and supplies for photographers. Manufacturer. Also phonographs and typewriters. On the occasion of his wedding in Brussels on 23.10.1897, recorded as a clerk living at no. 72. "Numerous cameras, display models, for sale at half price (Le Soir, 9.4.1905). "Etablissements" from 1909 onwards. Address not listed in directories from 1907 to 1911. Honorary member of the "Club d'amateurs photographes de Belgique". A pioneering film exhibitor in Brussels, Van Goitsenhoven inaugurated a "Théâtre du Cinématographe", Boulevard du Nord, 110 in late 1904. The street was renamed Boulevard Adolphe Max in 1919.
1906 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue du Pont Neuf, 59<06> or 58<07-14>
1907 * - 1914 > Bruxelles, Galerie de la Reine, 36
Opened in July 1907. Listed under "photographers" in the 1911 Monod directory but we have not been able to corroborate this. Thereafter "Etablissements Van Goitsenhoven" at this address with no first name or initial. "[Camera] makers, free catalogue" [Mertens, 1912].
1911 - 1914 > Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 153
Advertising at this address as early as June 1911.

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1900 - 1914 > Bruxelles, Boulevard du Nord, 70-72<00-02> or 59<03-14>
1906 - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue du Pont Neuf, 59<06> or 58<07-14>
1907 * - 1914 > Bruxelles, Galerie de la Reine, 36
1911 - 1914 > Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 153

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DIRECTORY_1997#4427

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SFJ revised 26.2.2018, 5.5.2018 & 5.12.2018; SFJ revised 14.5.2019 & 8.8.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 21.10.2020, 13.11.2020 & 12.4.2021

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