Jozef Emiel Borrenbergen From the Portfolio "Rivierenhof" V
Mount on original mount
Photo Date 1926 Print Date 1926
Dimensions 11 x 15-1/16 in. (280 x 383 mm)
Photo Country Belgium
Photographer Country Belgium
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Titled in pencil on over sheet and on verso of print.
Jozef Emiel Borrenbergen (1884-1966) worked and in lived at the port of Antwerp. He was an influential photographer in the Iris photoclub of Antwerp. He went through nearly all important developments in photography since the turn of the century and was always able to adapt himself. He was the editor of the magazine "Fotokunst" from 1924 until 1939. He was the president of the Photographic Circle IRIS in Antwerp for many years. His work was represented at nearly all important photographic salons between 1912 and 1960. He worked in bromoil, medio-bromine and bromide. There is a publication on him: Pool Andries, Jozef Emiel Borrenbergen, Fotograaf, 1884-1966, 1984, Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp. There is also a short biography on him in the new book, "The History of European Photography 1900–1938" published by the Central European House of Photography.
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