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photographer, purveyor to the Royal Household
Van 1904 tot haar dood in 1937 was Augusta Curiel, samen met haar zuster Anna, de belangrijkste fotograaf in Suriname. Iedereen die iets wilde laten fotograferen kwam bij haar: particulieren, organisaties en instellingen. Haar foto’s verschenen, vaak anoniem, in talloze publicaties. Received permission to use the title ‘purveyor to Queen Wilhelmina’ and her coat of arms on 30-8-1929 (Royal House Archives, EIb-IVc-1, p. 119)
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Surinamese
Born
1873
Deceased
1937
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
portrait photography, landscape (as genre), cityscape
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Op de site van het Tropenmuseum zijn honderden foto's van Curiel te zien: http://collectie.tropenmuseum.nl
Entered on: 2008-06-09; Modification on: 2017-03-30

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