Verryck - Fleetwood, Antoni (& Cie)

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

  • Photographie de Tirlemont or Photographie Anglaise (in Tirlemont); Engelsche Photographie (in Saint-Trond); Maison Anglaise (in Antwerp).

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Turnhout, 1829 - ?, ?

Activity

1863 ca - 1871 / Tirlemont, Rue des Bouchers
Jean Antoine / Jan Anton (Antoni) Verryck, ° 3.1.1829. Husband of Elisabeth Fleetwood (° [Lancashire, GB], 11.10.1837). Also "Photographie Anglaise", 1865 ca - 1870 ca (no street mentioned). Itinerant in Geel on 29.4.1866 in hotel "De Schild van Turnhout", where he would be staying for no more than 4 days.
1864 * - 1867 / Turnhout, Otterstraat, 924<66-67>
Successor: Verryck - Hylaerts # (not at this address)
Announced the opening of a studio on the premises of widow Mertens in March 1864. Also a hairdresser at this address in 1864.
1867 * - 1868 / Turnhout, Warandestraat
Move to this address, coming from Otterstraat, announced in April 1867. Left for Tirlemont on 20.5.1868.
1869 Saint-Trond, Naemschestraat / Klokkemstraat (on Gustave Naten’s premises)
"Engelsche Photographie". Advertising for this address in June and July 1869 in the "Annoncenblad der provincie Limburg". Operating on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. "Large portrait with 12 cartes, 20 frs; one dozen cartes with white background, 12 frs."
1870 Saint-Trond, Tienschestraet (on widow Staar’s premises)
"Engelsche Photographie". Operating on Wednesdays and Sundays from 15.5.1870 until 15.8.1870.
1871 * - 1882 / Anvers, Place de Meir, 89<73-76> then 81<77-82>
Predecessor: Calphas Athanasios # Successor: Kockenpoo Edouard Joseph
"& Cie" at this address. Patent of 15.7.1875 for "a new photographic process on canvas in oils. Member of the ABP from 14.3.1876. In 1880 he exhibited a frame containing the portrait of King Leopold II surrounded by portraits of the governors of the nine Belgian provinces. In a circular letter addressed to mayors, he offered copies for sale, format 80 x 60 cm, for 16 francs, frame and postage included. No further photographic activity has been traced. Verryck - Fleetwood moved to Tolstraat, 79 on 22.12.1882 and eventually left Antwerp for Brussels - Schaerbeek on 20.6.1888.

Locations

1863 ca - 1871 / Tirlemont, Rue des Bouchers
1864 * - 1867 / Turnhout, Otterstraat, 924<66-67>
1867 * - 1868 / Turnhout, Warandestraat
1869 Saint-Trond, Naemschestraat / Klokkemstraat (on Gustave Naten’s premises)
1870 Saint-Trond, Tienschestraet (on widow Staar’s premises)
1871 * - 1882 / Anvers, Place de Meir, 89<73-76> then 81<77-82>

Exhibitions

Paris, 1878; Brussels, 1880.

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Bibliography/Webography

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1876 - 1877

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#4631

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Level of detail

Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 9.1.2018, 19.5.2018, 18.7.2018 & 13.1.2019; SFJ revised 8.4.2020 & 22.4.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 17.4.2020, 22.4.2020 & 3.6.2020; SFJ revised 9.8.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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