Three-quarter length, standing portrait; wearing jewelry (gold chain and pin). One hand rests on the back of a chair.
March 10, 1855
Pioneers -- California
Very unusual "saw tooth" patterned mat.
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 11 x 8 cm.
displayLabel="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Inscribed in case well (in ink): Sonora Cala. March / the 10th
A.D. 1855 / William Tuggle Collins / Daurreotype [sic] / Love Purity & Fidelity / When wandering far on dista / nt soil /
where fortune bade me roam / Mid splendid scenes of grief / or toil; / I ne'er forget my home.;;;displayLabel="Image Package
Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: jewelry slightly hand colored. Mat: decorative
oval, saw tooth pattern. Cover glass: replaced glass. Preserver: decorative (removed and stored separately).;;;displayLabel="Container
or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: leaf scroll. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 15 x 12 cm. Pad: purple velvet with
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 1982.071--CASE
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