James Fennemore

James H. Fennemore (1849–1941) was an American photographer. The Getty Museum has a collection of his work.[1] The Library of Congress also has his work in their collection.[2] The James Fennemore House in Beaver, Utah is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Personal life and careerEdit

Fennemore was born in London, England.[1] His work includes images of the American west.[1] Fennemore died in Phoenix, Arizona.[1]

He was one of the photographers on John Wesley Powell's 1871 mission down the Colorado River.[3] He was replaced by J. K. Hillers due to ill health.[4] Fennemore worked at a studio in Salt Lake City.[5]

He photographed the scene of John Doyle Lee's execution.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b c d "James H. Fennemore (American, 1849 - 1941) (Getty Museum)". The J. Paul Getty in Los Angeles.
  2. ^ "Search Results: "Fennemore, James, 1849-1941" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress)". www.loc.gov.
  3. ^ https://beinecke.library.yale.edu/collections/highlights/frederick-samuel-dellenbaugh’s-photographs-and-drawings-colorado-river-region
  4. ^ "Geological Survey Professional Paper". U.S. Government Printing Office. 30 December 2018 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ Poulton, Donna L.; Swanson, Vern G. (30 December 2018). "Painters of Utah's Canyons and Deserts". Gibbs Smith – via Google Books.
  6. ^ "Execution of John D. Lee". Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Library of Congress. Retrieved 2018-12-30.
  7. ^ "The Execution of John D. Lee". www.famous-trials.com.