van Monckhoven, Veuve Désiré

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Person (Female)

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Ghent, 1839 - Ghent, 1911

Activity

1882 * - 1901 ca Gand, Boulevard d'Akkergem, 72, 72bis, 74<00> or 78 bis
Successor: De Lanier - Van Monckhoven Jean Alfred
° 12.9.1839. Hortense Tackels, sister of Dominique Tackels. Headed the firm after her husband’s death; she had a workshop built at this address between July 1883 and April 1884. Supplies, emulsions and plates. The plates were manufactured by the firm from 1886 onwards. In 1893 the firm employed 5 male and 45 female workers: "The youngest female workers clean the glass and receive a wage of 12 francs a week. Those working for 15 francs wrap the photographic plates. The best paid [20 francs a week] cut the glass produced to the required dimensions with a diamond-cutting tool" (Eléments d'enquête sur le rôle de la femme dans l'industrie [...] en Belgique, Brussels, 1893, p. 41).
1890 - 1895 Gand, Chaussée de Courtrai, 33
Successor: De Lanier - Van Monckhoven Jean Alfred
Photographic supplies.

Locations

1882 * - 1901 ca Gand, Boulevard d'Akkergem, 72, 72bis, 74<00> or 78 bis
1890 - 1895 Gand, Chaussée de Courtrai, 33

Exhibitions

Antwerp, 1885 (silver medal); Port Adelaide, 1887; Brussels, 1888; Paris, 1889 (gold medal); Brussels, 1897 (diploma of honour); Paris, 1900 (gold medal).

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DIRECTORY_1997#4504

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SFJ revised 27.2.2019; SFJ revised 2.3.2021 & 19.3.2021 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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