Born the son of a priest in Arkhangelsk gubernia on April 6, 1866, Nikolai Shabunin became an accomplished painter and an extremely prolific documentary photographer, though his work is little known. He died at an early age of uncertain causes.
Documentarian of the North (January/February 2020)
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