Ernest Ferdinand Ritz

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Ernest Ferdinand Ritz or E. F. Ritz (ca.1848-1890) was a Swedish-born photographer in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 19th century. In the 1860s-1880s he worked in partnership with George F. Hastings as the "Ritz & Hastings" photography studio, located on Temple Place.[1] In 1881 Ritz & Hastings showed work at the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association exhibit[2] and in 1883 at the Professional Photographers of America conference in Milwaukee.[3] Ritz died in 1890.[4]

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  1. ^ Illustrated Boston, the metropolis of New England. NY: American Publishing and Engraving Co., 1889
  2. ^ 14th exhibition of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association. 1881
  3. ^ Photographic times and American photographer, Volume 13, Aug. 1883
  4. ^ Wilson's Photographic Magazine, July 5, 1890

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