UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Samuel Edward Govier, 1857-1934

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1857
Place of Birth: Lyme Regis
Date of Death: 1934.12
Place of Death:

Identity:

Samuel Edward Govier was a blacksmith.

Life:

In the 1881 census he is recorded as living at Broad Street, Lyme Regis with his father and four siblings. The father and a brother were also blacksmiths. JW made a number of lithographs there in 1895 including The Master Smith (C.120), The Blacksmith (C.127) and The Brothers (C.128).

Bibliography:

UK census 1881; UK census 1901.