Half length portrait, holding a walking stick(?) with a carved head.
Pioneers -- California
At time of acquisition by the library, this image was dated 1862 and attributed to photographer William Shew; however, no
evidence is present to confirm this information.
It is not known whether Peter Kelley (or Kelly?) is related to the William H. Kelley family of Mendocino.
1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 8.7 x 6.6 cm.
displayLabel="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Printed in case well: Littlefield, Parsons & Co., / -Manufactures
of- / Daguerreotype Cases. / L., P. & Co., / Are the sole proprietors and only / legal Manufactures of / Union Cases, with
the / Embracing Riveted Hinge. - Patented, Oct. 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857.;;;displayLabel="Image Package Note">Original component
parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: clear glass (cracked) with asphaltum backing, face slightly hand colored.
Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.;;;displayLabel="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: Alone at the Rendezvous
(Krainik no. 31). Material: brown thermoplastic. Dimensions: 12.5 x 10.2 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed motif. Notes: Littlefield,
Parsons & Co., Oct. 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857.;;
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 1980.052--CASE
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