Charles Milton Bell

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Charles Milton Bell
BornApril 3, 1848
Fredericksburg, Virginia
DiedMay 12, 1893 (1893-05-13) (aged 45)
Washington, D.C.
Other namesCM Bell
Known forPhotography

Charles Milton Bell (April 3, 1848 – May 12, 1893) was an American photographer who was noted for his portraits of Native Americans and other figures of the United States in the late 1800s.



Year Subject Image Dimensions Collection Comments
1879, January Chief Yellow Bull of the Nez Perce Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
1882 Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886), 21st President of the United States (1881-1885) 20 Chester Arthur 3x4.jpg Film negative, B&W Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Digital ID cph 3a53294
1890-1893 Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) Helen Keller by Charles Milton Bell c1892.jpg Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Collodion print on card
1891, June 11 The Brennan Triplets (born Dec. 17, 1890) coming Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Collodion print on card
1893 Omaha Chief Omaha Chief 1893 photograph by Charles Milton Bell.jpg 14 × 12 in. (35.6 × 30.5 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. Albumen silver print


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