View of building bearing sign: Adams & Cos. Express. Three men stand in front along covered sidewalk. At left stands Abraham
A. Van Guelder, who worked in the Adams Express office. Building to right bears sign "Restaurant Francais" and sign to left
advertises works of art for sale and reads "… Art Union … A $[ ]000 Ingot of GOLD. Largest Diamond in the United States. Paintings!
Diamond Work… Costly Works of Art & C... [No Charge?] to [ ] Artists. [ ] Dollar per [ ]".
Cities and towns
Coloma (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Gift, in 1963, of Robert A. Waring, grandson of A.A. Van Guelder.
Reference to this photograph is made in Robert Waring's typsecript article on Van Guelder family history in Coloma: Coloma
and "Little Mel" and the California Gold Rush (BANC MSS C-D 5194)
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 8.9 x 12.1 cm.
displayLabel="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: plain oval. Preserver:
decorative (removed and stored separately).;;;displayLabel="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral - variant of
Spray of Flowers in mother of pearl (Rinhart no. 22e [color plate]). Material: Japanned (papier-mache?), Mother of-Pearl inlay.
Dimensions: 11.7 x 15 cm. Pad: plain red velvet.;;
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 1905.17127--CASE
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