Stanton, Eldridge, 1834-1907

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Stanton, Eldridge, 1834-1907

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1834-1907

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Eldridge Stanton was a professional photographer who was active in Toronto during the latter half of the 19th century.

Stanton born in Cobourg on 7 March 1834 and was educated at Victoria University. He lived in the United States for some years where he established a photographic studio in Baltimore, Maryland. He parted with his share of the business in 1871 and returned to Toronto where he established Stanton and Vicars in Toronto in 1877 on King Street East. He later established his studio at 134 Yonge Street in 1881. He was the president of the Photographic Association of Canada from 1887-1888.

During the later part of his life, Stanton established himself as a handwriting expert. He was a member of St. James Cathedral and the British Empire League.

He died in Toronto on 11 February 1907.

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