Three-quarter length portrait of a woman wearing jewelry (earrings and brooch). Her arm rests on a table.
Pioneers -- California
Hilaria Sanchez Reed was the widow of John Reed (or Juan Read), of the Rancho Corte Madera del Presidio. John Reed died in
1843. For a related collection see: John Reed papers relating to his estate (BANC MSS 84/194 c).
1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 8.7 x 6.5 cm.
displayLabel="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric - scroll (Krainik no. 60). Material: black thermoplastic.
Dimensions: 12.2 x 10.1 cm. Pad: blue velvet with embossed motif. Notes: S. Peck.;;;displayLabel="Image Package Note">Original
component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: clear glass with asphaltum backing, jewelry slightly hand colored.
Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.;;;displayLabel="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">On perimeter tape
(handwritten): Halaria Sanchez Reed. Printed in case well (letterpress): GENUINE UNION CASE, / IMPROVED / - / Fine Gilt and
Burnish / ed Hinge. / S. PECK'S PATENT, / Oct. 3d, 1854 / H. HALVERSON'S PATENT, / Aug. 7th 1855, / Assigned to S. Peck.;;
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 1997.038--CASE
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