biography of Edward William MUMFORD (1812-1858)

Birth place: Newport, RI

Death place: Philadelphia?

Addresses: Moved to Philadelphia as early as 1835, and worked there the rest of his life

Profession: Oil and crayon portraitist, engraver, teacher of drawing

Exhibited: Artists Fund Soc. & PAFA, 1837-57

Comments: In 1852 he formed a partnership with his brother, Thomas H. Mumford (see entry), to do electrotyping. Cf. -- Mumford.

Sources: G&W; Mumford, Mumford Memoirs, 74; Phila. CD 1835-59; Rutledge, PA; Stauffer.