Very little is known about Mr. Stanton. He is thought to be John Stanton (1799 - 1888). Whoever he may be, his negatives and prints are held in a number of collections but all that is known about him is from the inscription sometimes found on his work, "Mr. Stanton of Warwick".
See Roger Taylor with Larry Schaaf, "Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840 - 1860", Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007.
See Larry J Schaaf, "Sun Pictures Catalogue Ten: British Paper Negatives, 1839 - 1864", Hans P. Kraus, Jr., New York, 2001.