Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 179 (Sale info: FOR SALE).
"N.A., Paris. b. Alabama, 1847. At an early age began his professional work as an engraver with the American Bank Note Company, New York, studying in his leisure hours in the schools of the Brooklyn Art Association. Later, studied with Gerome, in Paris, of whom he was a favorite pupil. Medals, and Chevalier of the Legion of Honor. " Gerome himself might have signed Mr. Bridgman's 'Funeral Mummey.' - Albert Wolf, Paris Figero, 1877." [P. 28; price printed in catalogue is illigible in copy indexed.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.
Artist address: Paris, France.
Artist professional affiliation: Legion d'Honneur.