Thursday, September 7, 2017

Isaac A Ridgway


Photographer: Ridgway
Portage, Wis

Isaac A Ridgway
(16 Mar 1850 - 14 Jun 1935)

All information from US Census, Wisconsin State Census and City Directories

1850
birth at Milwaukee Woods, WI
1870
as Farmer in Iowa
1880 - 1895
as photographer in Portage, WI
1900 - 1917
as artist & photographer at 16 w Main, Madison, WI
1920
as photographer in Whitestown, Oneida, New York; res 58 Main St
1930
no occupation in Randolph, WI
1935
death in Wisconsin

Except for a short time in New York, Ridgway spent his entire photography career in Wisconsin.
The cabinet card at the left must have been done around 1880 to 1895

Not the one you were looking for? Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.

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