Schaarwächter, Julius

COURT PHOTOGRAPHER, PUBLISHER (GERMANY)
BORN 14 Jul 1847, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland - DIED 14 Oct 1904, Berlin
REAL NAME Schaarwächer, Julius Cornelius
GRAVE LOCATION Stahnsdorf, Berlin: Südwestfriedhof, Bahnhofstrasse (Alte Umbettung, Abt. B)

Julius Corneluis Schaarwächter was educated at the studio of his father Julius Schaarwächter. He continued his education under Hermann Vogel (1834-1898) in Berlin. After working in Hamburg for two years he opened his own studio at Friedrichstraße 190 in Berlin. In 1886 he moved to Leipziger Straße 130. In 1889 he was appointed court photographer to emperor Wilhelm II.

He died in 1904 in Berlin and was buried at the St.-Matthäus-Friedhof in Berlin. In 1938/1939 his remains were transferred to the Südwestkirchhof Stahnsdorf as a result of the building plans of the nazis. The sculpture on his grave created by Wilhelm Wandschneider was transferred as well.

Images

The grave of Julius Schaarwächter at the Südwestfriedhof, Stahnsdorf.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2017)

 

Sources
• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2005


Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley

Published: 2 Jun 2019
Last update: 1 Jan 2020