Born in Marylebone, London, the 1891 Census lists him as an Artist Painter living in Penzance. Benezit notices only his work prior to this move to Cornwall, giving dates of fl 1879-81. By 1890 Bannerman and his wife were living in Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire. His style of social realism fitted well into the Newlyn style of story-telling paintings.
Landscape and figure painter; interiors and genre in oil and watercolour
works and access
Works include: The Chestnut Harvest (1885); A Case for the Hospital (1889); Child Apprentice: First Day at Work
L; RA; RBA
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall;
Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists
Wood (1995) Victorian Painters