|Stereographs project |
Boston, MA, US
*Bunker apprenticed in a Boston studio, but was "called" to be a missionary to Burma. While there he took a series of 41 views, and on his return to Boston these were pub. in 74 for the benefit of the Woman's Baptist Missionary Society; took another series of ÷60 views which were pub. three years later. Some show missionary activities, but most are well-done, sensitive records of the country & people. Because of their quality and the scarcity of other views of the area, they sold well not only to church people but to the general public. Said to have been trained by John Soule of Boston, but this not verified.
(Alan Griffiths, 3 March 2020) This may be an error and refer to Rev. Alonzo Bunker who took stereoviews in Burma.
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the World (Non-USA), (National Stereoscopic Association)
|Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.|
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