Washington, Georges

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Courtrai, 1871 - Mendham [New Jersey, US], 1946

Activity

1893 - 1895 Courtrai
George Constant Louis, ° 20.5.1871; + 29.3.1946. Born of a British father. Future inventor and businessman. Member of the "Société Photographique de Courtrai". Emigrated to New York in 1896. Invented an early version of soluble coffee and founded the "G. Washington Coffee Refining Company" in 1910 to market his instant brew. Registered 26 U.S. patents, including one for reflex cameras in 1904.

Locations

1893 - 1895 Courtrai

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1893

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#4718

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

MD revised 13.5.2020; SFJ revised 7.8.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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