Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: dark green velvet with embossed
General Administrative Note:
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: ALLEN, JAMES C
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Allen, James"; accession numbers 1990-1856; 1994-0059
Negatives, No. 22,583 (4x5 in.) B/W; and no. 24,084a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Handwritten note with the case stating that the daguerreotype was a gift to Mrs. George M. Belden of Canton, Ohio on the occasion
of Allen's notification of his election as State Printer of California.