|Dates: ||1843 - 1916|
|Born: ||US, PA, Lancaster|
Active in Yuma (AZ) and moved to California in 1876 and worked in Pasadena and Los Angeles - he traveled widely. Take care not to confuse with his cousin Robert K. Bonine.
|Stereographs project |
Altoona, PA, US
Hollidaysburg, PA, US
Yuma, AZ, US
Pasadena, CA, US
Jacksonville, FL, US
[6-8] *[Elias A. Bonine] "Photo."; "Tent Photographer"; rare  PA series, "Views Among the Alleghenies" on yellow/yellow SCMs, prob. from late 60s; scarce "Views in the Sunny South" series, mostly FL, 74; "Stereoscopic Views",
rare of CA, scarce of AZ in 80s; Indians, Yuma,
Ehrenberg, and vicinity, Pinal county; Lake
County views are among only a handful known for
area during 70's; all reported are of farms,
vineyards, orchards; also made CDV/cab. photos.
In PA first, to FL 74; to CA 76; based in
Pasadena, CA where he had a citrus farm;
traveled extensively using a photo van; active
Lake County, summer 78; Mendocino 79, Yuma, 81,
85; photo activity slowed in 80s, spent most of
later career in Pasadena; details of
relationship with R.K. Bonine unclear; R.K. pub.
many of the same views of CA, FL as did E.A.;
A.F., R.K., and E.A. Bonine were brothers. B.
43, Newcastle, PA; D. Pasadena, CA 16. SEE
Ronna H. Berezin, ELIAS A. BONINE, UNKNOWN
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEST, Pasadena, CA
Historical Soc., 1982.
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the United States of America, (National Stereoscopic Association)
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