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Surreal Still Life, circa 1930
The Messiaen Studio consisted of father, son and grandson. Jules Charles Messiaen was born and died in Tournai, Belgium (1869-1956). He was active photographically 1890s to 1940s. He is mentioned in The Histoire de la Photographie en Belgique, published by the Musée de la Photographie/Charleroi. He worked with his son Edmond (1896-1955). They were both later assisted by Edmond’s son Jules Benoit Edmond (1922-1990). These images were made at the Musée de Folklore of Tournai, probably by Edmond.
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