Wettstein, (Jean -) Edouard

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Verviers, 1839 - Verviers, 1899

Activity

1863 */ Verviers, Crapaurue, 230
° 30.10.1839; + 19.12.1899. Perhaps already active from 1860 onwards. He is said to have taken an exterior view in Verviers in 1861 (the Hauzeur firm in Gérardchamps). Advertisements by his son Edouard have been found which claim that the studio was founded in 1862. He established himself in Mr Desart-Clébant’s garden in April 1863. "Edouard Fils" on CVs.
1863 * - 1870 / Verviers, Rue David, 15
Opened on 20.10.1863. Sometimes written "Wetstein" on CVs.
1870 * - 1899 + Verviers, Rue de la Tranchée, 34, then 36<92-99>
Successor: Wettstein Edouard Fils
He consolidated his reputation as the best portrait studio in Verviers for nearly 30 years. Recorded as "Ed. Wettstein Fils" until his father Samuel’s death in 1877, then "Ed. Wettstein". Also stationery and picture framing. In November 1893 his elder son Edouard (see that name) became his partner.

Locations

1863 */ Verviers, Crapaurue, 230
1863 * - 1870 / Verviers, Rue David, 15
1870 * - 1899 + Verviers, Rue de la Tranchée, 34, then 36<92-99>

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Bibliography/Webography

FREYENS, R. "Les Wettstein, relieurs, photographes et imprimeurs", Temps Jadis, n° 28, 1988, pp. 12-15, for a full account of the bookbinding and printing business.

Context

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

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Member of

Dates of affiliation

1879 - 1899

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#4751

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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