Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Partridge, Edward J.

Male 1856 - 1891  (35 years)

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  • Name Partridge, Edward J. 
    Born 18 May 1856  Wheeling, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 1891  San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Association Partridge, Samuel C. (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association Partridge, William Henry (Relationship: Brother; Partner) 
    Person ID I748  Camera Workers | P, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Edward graduated from the MIT engineering school in 1876. He and his brother W.H. worked for their father's Boston, MA, photo studio under the name A.C. Partridge and Sons.

      The two brothers moved to Portland, OR, in 1883 where they opened their own studio. W.H. is supposed to have travelled to southeast Alaska in 1886 and E.J. in 1887.

      W.H. returned to Boston in 1887 and E.J. remained to operate the Portland studio. E.J. sold the business in 1888 and moved to San Francisco where he worked with his brother S.C. in his photo supply company.

      In 1889 E.J. went back to Portland to open a photo supply business. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S892] Photographic Times and American Photographer, W.I. Lincoln Adams, ed., (New York, NY: Photographic Times Publishing Association), vol. 21, 396 (Reliability: 3), 7 Aug 1891.
      "E.J. Partridge"