Half length portrait, seated, of J. A. Butler as a young man prior to his departure across the plains to California.
Pioneers -- California
Butler's diary has been published as: Journal of trip to California, April-September 1856, edited and annotated by Marlin
Received with 1856 manuscript diary of Butler's journey from Illinois to California. (BANC MSS C-F 25.)
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 6.8 x 5.4 cm.
displayLabel="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Accompanying note (handwritten, early, laid-in case well): Joseph
A. Butler / August 1855 / R.E. Blakey Artist. Plate mark (corner, UR): Scovill Mf'g Co / Extra.;;;displayLabel="Image Package
Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: face slightly hand colored. Mat: decorative oval.
Preserver: decorative.;;;displayLabel="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions:
9.3 x 8.1 cm. Pad: red silk. Notes: case corner damaged. Image package removed and stored separately.;;
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 1963.038--CASE
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