(1879 - 1968)
Norman Stewart Edson was active/lived in Washington / Canada. Norman Edson is known for scenic northwest views, photographer.
Biography Norman Edson
Norman Stewart Edson (1876-1968)
Norman Stewart Edson was a Renaissance man. He not only studied painting in Paris at a young age, he was a poet, a writer and a Seattle radio personality. We know his distinctive hand tinted photographic images that document Vashon life from his arrival in 1921 to his death in 1968.
Edson was born in 1876 in Quebec Canada to Allan Edson a noted oil painter. In 1905 Edson traveled to Everett, Washington and after a series of odd jobs and served as a photographer's apprentice under Bert J. Brush. Mr. Edson then opened his own studio on Hewitt Avenue. He had success in photographing Tulalip Indians, logging camps and Northwest scenes until th
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