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    Jozef Emiel Borrenbergen (Belgian, 1884-1965)
    Eiffel Tower, Paris, circa 1930s
    Gelatin silver print
    14-7/8 x 11 inches (37.8 x 27.9 cm)
    Attributed in ink in Iris Photo Club, Antwerp label, verso.

    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.


    Condition Report*: Overall very good condition, commensurate with age. Exhibition annotations, verso. Scattered minor soft creases, hairline scratches, and shallow indentations visible under raking light. Circular exhibition stamp indentation slightly visible on recto in lower right corner. Diagonal crease to upper right corner. Very faint silver mirroring visible at extreme edges. Sheet is cornered to mat measuring 20 by 16 inches. Not framed.
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    July, 2021
    14th Wednesday
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