John B. Bannerman was born in Maryland in 1828. John B. is believed to have been the son of engraver William W. Bannerman. He was a resident of Baltimore, MD in 1849-53 and San Francisco in 1856-60.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1857.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Census; New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America
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