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ID: 500031095
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500031095

 

Record Type: Person
Bemis, Samuel (American daguerreotypist, 1789-1881)

Note: Bemis, a dentist and a jeweler, was one of the first amateur daguerreotypists in America. He learned the process and bought equipment from Fran├žois Gouraud in 1840. Bemis made daguerreotype views of Boston, Massachusetts in 1840-1841, and also photographed at Crawford's Notch, New Hampshire in 1840.

Names:
Bemis, Samuel (preferred,V,index,Dutch-P,NA)
Samuel Bemis (V,display)
Bemis, Dr. Samuel (V)
Bemis, Samuel A. (V)
Samuel A. Bemis (V)
Bermis, Samuel A. (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
dentist
jeweler
daguerreotypist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Barlett (Isle of Wight county, Virginia, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1840-1841

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bemis, Samuel (I)

Biographies:
(American daguerreotypist, 1789-1881) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American, 1789-1881, daguerreotypist) ..... [JPGM]
(American photographer, 1789-1881) ..... [BHA]
(American photographer, jeweler and dentist; born 1789; died Bartlett (New Hampshire, United States), 1881) ..... [CCA]
(American photographer, 1789-1881) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Bemis, Dr. Samuel ........ [VP]
...................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Bemis, Samuel ........ [CCA, JPGM Preferred, RKD Preferred, VP Preferred]
............................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
............................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 387737
Bemis, Samuel A. ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred]
.................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
Bermis, Samuel A. ........ [RKD]
...................................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 387737
Samuel A. Bemis ........ [CCA]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Samuel Bemis ........ [VP]
..........................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, JPGM, RKD, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Moyelhaes
....................  Newhall, Daguerreotype in America (1976) 30-31, 140
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  Pierson and Davidson, Arts in the United States (1966)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 387737
....................  Rudisill, Mirror Image (1971)
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q7410903
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
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