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[Mr. & Mrs. Willis Wright]
2 photographs : daguerreotype ; sixth plates, visible images 2 1/2 x 2 in.
Two portraits. Left: waist-length portrait of a clean-shaven man. Right: three-quarter-length portrait of a woman with her hands in her lap.
Case or Exterior Container Note:
Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Notes: double case with 2 image wells.
General Administrative Note:
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: WRIGHT, (MR. & MRS.) WILLIS.
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Wright, (Mr. & Mrs.) Willis"; accession numbers 1994-0247 through 1994-0252.
Negatives, No. 24,133a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Each image exhibits and unusual "halo" effect several millimeters in from the brass mats and following their outline. This may be the result of a reaction to a prior cleaning.
Cased photographs selected from the collections of the California History Section of the California State Library
California State Library, California History Room
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