Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Burnham, John B.[1, 2]


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  • Name Burnham, John B. 
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1897  White Pass Trail (AK-BC-Yukon) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    fall 1897 
    Association Adney, Edwin Tappan (Relationship: Colleague) 
    Person ID I474  Camera Workers | B, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Photojournalist.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was employed by the magazine Forest and Stream. His colleague Tappan Adney described him in his book and Adney quoted Burnham's own description of him from Forest and Stream. Burnham photographed his colleague E.H. Wells who was on his way out of the Klondike on 24 Jan 1898.

  • Sources 
    1. [S176] Adney (1900), Adney, Tappan, (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900).

    2. [S487] Wells (1984), E. Hazard Wells, (Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1984), 177 (Reliability: 3).