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 (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.
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<74-76> 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 (on Gustave Naten’s premises)
1870 Saint-Trond, Tienschestraet (on widow Staar’s premises)
1871 * - 1882 / Anvers, Place de Meir, 89<74-76> 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

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