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ID: 500037063
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500037063

 

Record Type: Person
Tata, Sam (Indian photographer, born 1911, active in China, India and Canada)

Note: Tata was born 30 September 1911 in Shanghai, China, to Indian parents. Tata was an amateur street photographer in Shanghai, China, from 1936 to 1939, and a studio portrait photographer in Shanghai from 1940 to 1946. From 1946 to 1948, Tata worked as a reportage photographer in Bombay, India. From 1949 to 1952, Tata worked as a freelance documentary photographer in Shanghai, China. From 1952 to 1955, Tata settled in Hong Kong. In 1955-1956, Tata worked as a freelance photographer in Kashmir, India. In 1956, Tata emigrated to Montréal, Québec, Canada, and has since worked as a freelance photojournalist and portrait photographer. He became a naturalized Canadian citizen in 1961. In 1983, Tata returned to India to photograph.

Names:
Tata, Sam (preferred,V,index)
Sam Tata (V,display)
Tata, Sam B. (V)
Tata, Sam Bejan (V)

Nationalities:
Indian (preferred)
Canadian

Roles:
photographer (preferred)
photojournalist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Shanghai (Shanghai, China) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1936 - 1952  Shanghai (Shanghai, China) (inhabited place)
active:   1946 - 1948  Mumbai (Mahārāshtra, India) (inhabited place)
active:   1952 - 1955  Hong Kong (China) (semi-independent political entity)
active:   1955 -1956  India (Asia) (nation)
active:   from 1956  Montreal (Québec province, Canada) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Tata, Sam (I)

Biographies:
(Indian photographer, born 1911, active in China, India and Canada) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Canadian photographer; born Shanghai (China), 1911) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Sam Tata ........ [CCA]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Tata, Sam ........ [CCA Preferred]
....................  Canadiana
Tata, Sam B. ........ [CCA]
.........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Tata, Sam Bejan ........ [CCA]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Canadiana
....................  Contemporary Canadian Photography (1984) 155
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n86804812
....................  Le Mois de la Photo á Montréal (1989) 34
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n86804812
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  The Tata Era/L'Époque Tata (1988)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
.......... The Tata Era/L'Époque Tata (1988) 26, 30
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