Watrigant, Alphonse

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Lille [F], 1829 - Brussels, 1899

Activity

1869 - 1899 + Bruxelles
° 18.3.1829; + 15.1.1899. Registered as a boot maker in 1866 and as a shoe salesman in 1880. One of his photographs, "Entrance of the Royal Library in 1869", was used as frontispiece in the publication "Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique. Centenaire de l'ouverture au public 21 mai 1839", Brussels, 1939. Founder member of the ABP ("Watrigand"). He built a stereoscopic camera with magazine in 1889.

Locations

1869 - 1899 + Bruxelles

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Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1899

Description of relationship

ABP file card inexplicably gives 1883 as the end date of membership.

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#4723

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 31.5.2018; SFJ revised 9.5.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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