Margaret Maclay Bogardus
Also Known as: Mrs.James Bogardus, Margaret Bogardus, Margaret Maclay
- New York, New York
Luce Artist Biography
Margaret Maclay Bogardus was the daughter of a noted Baptist minister, Archibald Maclay, D.D. She married the engraver and inventor James Bogardus, who constructed the first iron-front building in America. Her career began in England in the 1830s, and blossomed upon her return to America a few years later.