Benjamin Stone 1838 - 1914

born in:
Aston, Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom

Conservative politician and photographer. Founder of the Birmingham Conservative Association and MP for Birmingham East 1895 to 1909. 1886 Mayor of Sutton Coldfield

Prolific amateur documentary photographer. Made 26,000 photographs and worte many books.

Founded the National Photographic Record Association.

1911 official photographer to the coronation of King George V