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[Spanish Flat, 1852] [ca. 1852] DAG-0100

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.

Content/Description

View of four men, two miners at work on a long tom (one man is an Afro-American), one man in a wagon, one man standing behind the wagon.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #1: SPANISH FLAT, 1852. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing, filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & Mining: Gold: Scenes from Daguerreotypes #1, Spanish Flat, Calif., 1852". Accession #'s 1994-312 through 1994-317; 2000-0070 through 2000-0074.
Negatives, No. 918 (4x5 in. and 8x10 in.) B/W; No. 26,267a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 918 & 26,267a-i

Subjects

Spanish Flat (Calif.)--Photographs.
Gold mining--California--Spanish Flat.
Gold miners--California--Spanish Flat.
Carts & wagons--California--Spanish Flat.
African Americans--Portraits.
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering).
Gold mining.
Gold Miners.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Spanish Flat, 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0100--DIG

 

[In Auburn Ravine, 1852] [ca. 1852] DAG-0101

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8.

Content/Description

View of three men and one woman standing at sluice box on a creek; woman holding a picnic basket; men holding shovels; picks, mining pans, and wooden buckets in front of the sluice box.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #2: IN AUBURN RAVINE, 1852. C.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & Mining: Gold: Scenes from Daguerreotypes #2: In Auburn Ravine, 1852". Accession #'s 1994-318 through 1994-223; 2000-0075 through 2000-0081.
Negatives, No.911 (4x5 and 8x10 in.) B/W; No. 26,268a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 911 & 26,268a-i

Subjects

Women--Clothing & dress.
Sluices--California--Placer County.
Placer County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Gold mining--California--Auburn Ravine.
Gold miners--California--Auburn Ravine.
Auburn Ravine (Calif.)--Photographs.
Women.
Men.
Gold mining.
Gold Miners.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[In Auburn Ravine, 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0101--DIG

 

[Head of Auburn Ravine, 1852] [ca. 1852] DAG-0102

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.

Content/Description

View of seven miners standing next to a sluice box; three white miners standing to the left of the sluice, four Chinese miners standing on the right.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #3: HEAD OF AUBURN RAVINE, 1852 C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & Mining: Gold: Scene from Daguerreotypes #3: Head of Auburn Ravine, 1852". Accession #'s 1994-324 through 1994-328; 2000-0082 through 2000-0087.
Negatives, No.912 (4x5 in.) b/w and color transparency; No. 26,269a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Sluices--California--Placer County.
Placer County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Gold mining--California--Auburn Ravine.
Gold miners--California--Auburn Ravine.
Chinese--Portraits.
Auburn Ravine (Calif.)--Photographs.
Gold mining.
Gold Miners.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Head of Auburn Ravine, 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0102--DIG

 

[Auburn Ravine, 1852] [1852] DAG-0103

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.

Content/Description

View of Afro-American gold miner holding a shovel at sluice box.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #4: AUBURN RAVINE IN 1852] C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & Mining: Gold: Scenes from Daguerreotypes #4: Auburn Ravine in 1852". Accession #s 1994-0329 through 1994-0334 and 2000-0088 through 2000-0091.
Negatives, No. 913 (4x5 in.) B/W; 26,270a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

This image has occassionally been published bearing the title "Andy at the sluice box", which appears to have originated with copy photographs captioned in the 1920's by California historian Albert Dressler. The subject's name is not known.
Neg. 913 & 26,270a-I

Subjects

Sluices--California--Placer County.
Gold mining--California--Placer County.
Gold miners--California--Placer County.
Auburn Ravine (Calif.)--Photographs.
African Americans--Portraits.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Auburn Ravine, 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0103--DIG

 

[Nevada City, Nevada Co., 1852] [ca. 1852] DAG-0104

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.

Content/Description

Right-reading view of one-story, wooden buildings along creek in foreground; "Empire" on one building at right; "E. Cook & Co." on building in center; church at upper left; trees and hill in distance.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES # 5: NEVADA CITY, 1852. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & mining: Gold: Scenes from Daguerreotypes #5: Nevada City, 1852". Accession #s 1994-0335 through 1994-0340 and 2000-0119 through 2000-0121.
Negatives, No. 914 (4x5 in.) B/W; 26,271a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 914

Subjects

Cities and towns.
Nevada City (Calif.)--Photographs.
Churches--California--Nevada City.
Buildings--California--Nevada City.
Mining districts.

Genre/Format

Landscapes.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Nevada City, Nevada Co., 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0104--DIG

 

[Near Nevada City, 1852] [ca. 1852] DAG-0105

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.

Content/Description

View of ten miners standing on or near a sluice on a hillside; large log at right; cabins in background.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #6: NEAR NEVADA CITY, 1852. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & mining: Gold: Scenes from Daguerreotypes #6: Near Nevada City, 1852". Accession #s 1994-0341 through 1994-0343 and 2000-0122 through 2000-0125.
Negatives, No. 915 (4 x 5 in.) B/W, and 26,272a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 915

Subjects

Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering).
Cabins--California.
Sluices--California--Nevada County.
Nevada County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Gold mining--California--Nevada County.
Gold miners--California--Nevada County.
Gold mining.
Gold Miners.

Genre/Format

Landscapes.
Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Near Nevada City, 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0105--DIG

 

[Near Sugar Loaf Hill, 1852] [ca. 1852] DAG-0106

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.

Content/Description

View of four miners standing near a sluice in front of a log cabin; one holding a pitch fork, one holding a shovel; hill and trees in background.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #7: NEAR SUGAR LOAF HILL, 1852. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines and mining: Gold: Scenes from daguerreotypes #7: Near Sugar Loaf Hill, 1852; Accession #s 1994-0344 through 1994-0348 and 2000-0126 through 2000-0128.
Negatives, No. 916 (4x5 in.) B/W; 26,273a-h (4x5 in.) color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 916

Subjects

Cabins--California.
Tools.
Sluices--California--Nevada County.
Nevada County--Photographs.
Log cabins--California--Nevada County.
Gold mining--California--Nevada County.
Gold miners--California--Nevada County.
Mining districts.
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering).
Dwellings.
Gold mining.
Gold Miners.

Genre/Format

Landscapes.
Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Near Sugar Loaf Hill, 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0106--DIG

 

[Coyote & Deer Creek Water Co. Office, near Nevada City, 1852] [ca. 1852] DAG-0107

Creator/Collector: Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to)
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.

Content/Description

View of a miner and a dog sitting in front of a log cabin with sign above the door, "Coyote & Deer Creek Water Co's Office".

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #8: COYOTE AND DEER CREEK WATER CO. OFFICE, NEAR NEVADA CITY, 1852 C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in thePhotograph File under "Mines and mining: Gold: Scenes from daguerreotypes #8: Coyote and Deer Creek Water Co's Office"; accession numbers 2000-0129 through 2000-0136.
Negatives, No. 917 (4x5in.) B/W; and No. 26,396a-h (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Log cabins--California--Nevada County.
Nevada County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Gold miners--California--Nevada County.
Buildings--California--Nevada County.
Mining districts.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Coyote & Deer Creek Water Co. Office, near Nevada City, 1852] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0107--DIG

 

[Moore's Hotel] [ca. 1857] DAG-0108

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 4 x 5 1/4 in.

Content/Description

View of Moore's Hotel, two-story, wooden building. Men standing on porch along front and side of first floor, woman on corner at right; men and children standing on porch along the front and side of the second story. (Destroyed by fire on May 19, 1865.)

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Stamped on back of case: H.A. Eickmeyer Patent Feb. 27, 1855.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: book style. Material: leather (pigskin) over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: brown velvet. Notes: H.A. Eickmeyer (patent holder).

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: NEVADA CO.: MOORE'S FLAT C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Nevada Co.: Moore's Flat: Hotels". Accession #'s 2000-0154 through 2000-0159.
Negatives, No. 21,830a-j (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Buildings.
Pioneers--California--Moore's Flat.
Moore's Flat (Calif.)--Photographs.
Hotels--California--Moore's Flat.
Commercial buildings.

Genre/Format

Ambrotypes.

 

[Moore's Hotel] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0108--DIG

 

[Moore's Hotel] (Detail - case exterior.) DAG-0108--DIG

 

[Dutch Flat] [ca. 1861] DAG-0109

Creator/Collector: Silver, O. B., photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 3 7/8 x 5 in.

Content/Description

View of wooden, one- and two-story houses along dirt streets with low picket fences around those in foreground; trees on hillside in background.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet. Notes: front and back of case do not match.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPES: PLACER CO.: DUTCH FLAT C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Placer Co.: Dutch Flat"; accession numbers 2000-0164 through 2000-0169.
Negatives, No. 21,751a-j (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Houses--California--Dutch Flat.
Dutch Flat (Calif.)--Photographs.
Buildings--California--Dutch Flat.
Cities and towns.
Mining districts.

Genre/Format

Landscapes.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Dutch Flat] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0109--DIG

 

[O.B. Silver's Ambrotype Gallery] [ca. 1861] DAG-0110

Creator/Collector: Silver, O. B., photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, 5 x 2 3/4 in.

Content/Description

View of wooden building on hillside with sign "Ambrotypes by O. B. Silver" on porch roof above front door; small rock retaining wall below.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed faded red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: PLACER CO.: DUTCH FLAT: O.B. SILVER'S AMBROTYPE GALLERY C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Placer Co.: Dutch Flat: Bldgs.: O.B. Silver's Ambrotype Gallery"; accession numbers: 1989-3 (two photos) and 2000-0160 through 2000-0163.
Negatives, No. 20,288a-h (2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. and 4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Mining districts.
Photographic studios--California--Dutch Flat.
Dutch Flat (Calif.)--Photographs.
Buildings--California--Dutch Flat.
Buildings.
Commercial buildings.

Genre/Format

Ambrotypes.

 

[O.B. Silver's Ambrotype Gallery] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0110--DIG

 

[Unidentified residence, Dutch Flat] [ca. 1861] DAG-0111

Creator/Collector: Silver, O. B., photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.

Content/Description

View of wooden, one-story house with 2 men, a woman, and a dog on the front porch; fence in foreground at bottom of yard; gate and path leading to the house; trees behind the house.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed brown velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: PLACER CO.: DUTCH FLAT: BLDGS.: RES.: (UNIDENTIFIED) C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Placer Co.: Dutch Flat: Res.: Unidentified residence"; accession numbers 2000-0170 through 2000-0173.
Negatives, No. 21,749a-g (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Mining districts.
Pioneers--California--Dutch Flat.
Houses--California--Dutch Flat.
Dutch Flat (Calif.)--Photographs.
Buildings.
Dwellings.

Genre/Format

Ambrotypes.

 

[Unidentified residence, Dutch Flat] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0111--DIG

 

[Ford's Hotel and cigar wagon] [between 1858 and 1860] DAG-0112

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Content/Description

View of two men and a dog on a horse-drawn wagon with sign for "cigars" in front of Ford's Hotel, a two-story building with porch at first and second floors; a third man in front of the horse at right. Sign on hotel reads: "Stage line for Stockton".

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: plain oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed purple velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: PLACER CO.: FORD'S BAR: HOTELS: FORD'S HOTEL C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under : Placer Co.: Ford's Bar: Hotels: Ford's Hotel"; accession numbers 2000-0174 through 2000-0181.
Negatives, No. 6,996a-j (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Pioneers--California.
Hotels--California--Ford's Bar.
Ford's Bar (Calif.)--Photographs.
Carts & wagons--California--Ford's Bar.
Carriages & coaches.
Mining districts.
Commercial buildings.

Genre/Format

Ambrotypes.

 

[Ford's Hotel and cigar wagon] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0112--DIG

 

[Mine on Bogus Creek] [between 1854 and 1860] DAG-0113

Physical Description: 2 photographs (in one case) : ambrotype ; half plate, each visible image 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Notes: double case with two image wells.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES AND MINING: GOLD: SISKIYOU CO.: BOGUS CREEK C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & mining: Gold: Siskiyou Co.: Bogus Creek"; accession numbers 2000-0182 through 2000-0192.
Negatives, No. 296a-i (4x5 in.) includes view of both images and top image; no. 297a-d includes bottom image; B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 296 & 297

Subjects

Streams--California--Siskiyou County.
Siskiyou County (Calif.)--Photographs.
Gold mining--California--Siskiyou County.
Gold miners--California--Bogus Creek.
Bogus Creek (California)--Photographs.
Water-wheels.
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering).

Genre/Format

Landscapes.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Mine on Bogus Creek] (Detail - left, or top image: Work site) DAG-0113a

Content/Description

Wooden paddle wheel in the creek next to gravel pile and wooden structure with sluice; seven men posed at work site, hill in background.
 

[Mine on Bogus Creek] (Detail - right, or bottom image: Distant view of creek) DAG-0113b

Content/Description

A more distant view of the creek and mining operating extending into the creek at its bend; houses are scattered along the creek at left; Bogus Mountain in background; men on bridge extending to gravel pile and mining operations.
 

[H.N. Brown and Co. general merchandise store] [between 1854 and 1858] DAG-0114

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 3 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.

Content/Description

View of store front and side; "H.N. Brown & Co. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in groceries, provisions & hardware" at corner of Washington and Main Streets, Columbia, Calif. Six men posed in front of the store.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPES: [TUOLUMNE CO.: COLUMBIA]: BLDGS.: H. N. BROWN AND CO. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under :Tuolumne Co.: Columbia: Bldgs.: H. H. Brown and Co."; accession numbers 2000-0193 through 2000-0197.
Negatives, No. 21,458a-j (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 21,458

Subjects

General stores--California--Columbia.
Columbia (Calif.)--Photographs.
Buildings--California--Columbia.
Mining districts.
Commercial buildings.

Genre/Format

Ambrotypes.

 

[H.N. Brown and Co. general merchandise store] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0114--DIG

 

[Rock Creek Stage Station] [between 1858 and 1860] DAG-0115

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.

Content/Description

View of the Rock Creek Stage Station, Nebraska, where Wild Bill Hickok had his first big fight. Shows man on horseback at left; horse-drawn stage coach at right; two wooden buildings and a corral behind and to the left of the stagecoach with several people standing outside.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, preserver (or small, irregular brass mat?) Cover glass: added glass. Preserver: textured.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: OUT OF STATE: NEBRASKA: JEFFERSON CO.: ROCK CREEK STAGE STATION C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Out of State: Nebraska: Jefferson Co.: Rock Creek Stage Station"; accession numbers 2000-0216 through 2000-0223.
Negatives, No. 27a-j (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Transportation--Nebraska--Jefferson County.
Stagecoaches--Nebraska--Jefferson County.
Jefferson County (Neb.)--Photographs.
Carriages & coaches.

Genre/Format

Landscapes.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Rock Creek Stage Station] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0115--DIG

 

[John A. Sutter] [ca. 1850] DAG-0120

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 3 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of Sutter in suit coat and cravat.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Mat: textured oval.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: faded red silk. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: SUTTER, JOHN A. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Sutter, John A."; accession numbers 2000-0224 through 2000-0231.
Negatives, No. 1,057a-k (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880--Portraits.
Pioneers--California--Sacramento.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[John A. Sutter] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0120--DIG

 

[Portrait of James Allen] 1855 DAG-0121

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 3/8 x 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of James Allen (mayor of Marysville) in coat, vest, shirt, and bow-tie.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: dark green velvet with embossed motif.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: ALLEN, JAMES C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Allen, James"; accession numbers 1990-1856; 1994-0059 through 1994-0064.
Negatives, No. 22,583 (4x5 in.) B/W; and no. 24,084a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Neg. 7,101

Provenance

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.

Subjects

Allen, James--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.
Aged persons.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Portrait of James Allen] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0121--DIG

 

[Baldwin women] [ca. 1850] DAG-0127

Creator/Collector: Baldwin, John E.D., photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.

Content/Description

View of three seated women: Mary Baldwin, sister of J.E.D. Baldwin holding a small packet (left); Mary Davis Baldwin, mother of J.E.D. Baldwin holding a book (center); name not known, aunt of J.E.D. Baldwin holding a fan (right).

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Note with case identifies the women and states that J.E.D. Baldwin was the photographer.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: rectangular (double elliptical), textured. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: book style. Material: velvet. Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. Pad: satin.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPES: BALDWIN, MARY DAVIS C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Baldwin, Mary Davis"; accession numbers 1994-65 through 1994-68.
Negatives, No. 21,197 (4 x 5 in.) B/W; No. 23,085 a-f B/W, color and color transparency.

Subjects

Baldwin, Mary--Portraits.
Baldwin, Mary Davis--Portraits.
Women--Clothing & dress.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Group portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Baldwin women] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0127--DIG

 

[Mr. & Mrs. H. A. Benson & son Charles] [between 1854 and 1858?] DAG-0130

Creator/Collector: Hamilton, Charles F., photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait of Mrs. (left) & Mr. H.A. Benson (right) with son Charles (center) in long white dress.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Hamilton's maker's mark on mat.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed brown velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BENSON, H. A. (MR. & MRS. & SON CHARLES) C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Benson, H. A."; accession number 2000-0198 through 2000-0201. Negatives, No. 26,519a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Negatives, No. 26,519a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Pioneers--California.
Mothers & children--Portraits.
Families--Portraits.
Children--Portraits.
Benson, H. A.--Portraits.
Couples.
Fathers & children.
Infants.
Boys.
Women.
Men.

Genre/Format

Group portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. H. A. Benson & son Charles] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0130--DIG

 

[Dr. Joseph Augustine Benton] [between 1846 and 1848] DAG-0131

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of man seated with right arm resting on books on a table. First pastor of the First Church of Christ, Sacramento.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Plate: tinted (hand colored). Mat: textured octagonal.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: faded reddish silk. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BENTON, (DR.) JOSEPH AUGUSTINE C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Benton, Joseph Augustine"; accession numbers 1994-0073 through 1994-0076.
Negatives, No. 24,087a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Benton, Joseph A. (Joseph Augustine), 1818-1892--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Young adults.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Dr. Joseph Augustine Benton] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0131--DIG

 

[Margaret Blake-Alverson] [ca. 1854] DAG-0138

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of an 18 year old woman seated in a high-backed decorative wooden chair facing right, looking out; plaid dress with puffy sleeves, lace color and cuffs; brooch painted gold.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Plate: possibly Cuttings Patent process, with backing glass adhered to plate; tinted (slightly hand-colored). Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: no case.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BLAKE-ALVERSON, (MRS.) MARGARET C

Alternative Form

Similar portrait available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Blake-Alverson, Margaret #56". No negatives on file.

Subjects

Musicians--California.
Teenagers.
Blake-Alverson, Margaret--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Young adults.
Women.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Senator David C. Broderick] [ca. 1859] DAG-0145

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait, bearded, (taken from a painting of him).

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Mat: decorative oval.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: frame.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BRODERICK, DAVID C. (SENATOR) C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under Broderick, David C.; accession numbers 1994-0081 through 1994-0084. Also have another print from earlier negative.
Negatives, No. 24,090a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies. Also have earlier negatives, Nos. 564 and 4,678 (4x5 and 5x7 in.) B/W.

Subjects

Pioneers--California.
Legislators--California.
Broderick, David C. (David Colbreth), 1820-1859--Portraits.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Howard Burt] [between 1851 and 1853] DAG-0150

Creator/Collector: Root, Samuel., photographer

Root, Marcus Aurelius., American, photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of young man in suit and tie; some tinting on shirt and cheeks.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Stamped on mat: M.A. & S. Root [5]63 Broadway NY.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 2 5/8 x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed red velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BURT, HOWARD C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Burt, Howard"; accession numbers 1994-0085 through 1994-0088.
Negatives, No. 24,091a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Burt, Howard--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Young adults.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Howard Burt] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0150--DIG

 

[Josiah Butterfield] [between ca. 1851and 1854] DAG-0153

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.

Content/Description

Josiah Butterfield (pioneer, Shasta Co.) standing in front of a cabin made of logs and canvas; chimney in rear (left); two other men at left and at right; hillside at left, trees in background.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: half case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BUTTERFIELD, JOSIAH C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Butterfield, Josiah"; accession numbers 2000-0202 through 2000-0205
Negatives, No. 26,520a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Tents--California.
Pioneers--California--Shasta County.
Gold miners--California.
Cabins--California.
Butterfield, Josiah--Portraits.
Mining districts.
Dwellings.
Gold Miners.
Buildings.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Juan Ignacia Cantua] [ca. 1853] DAG-0155

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of man seated with hands at his lap; dressed in heavy jacket with wide collar, lapel and cuffs; gold painted chain hanging from his neck to his side.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral, book style. Material: papier-mache with mother-of-pearl inlays. Dimensions: 4 x 3 ½ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: CANTUA, JUAN IGNACIA C

Alternative Form

Negatives, No.24,093a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Cantua, Juan Ignacia"; accession numbers 1994-0093 through 1994-0098. Also have photograph of Cantua as an old man, accession number 2000-0241.

Subjects

Cantua, Juan Ignacia--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Juan Ignacia Cantua] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0155--DIG

 

[Juan Ignacia Cantua] (Detail - case exterior.) DAG-0155--DIG

 

[Portrait of 23 miners at sluice] [ca. 1852] DAG-0157

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.

Content/Description

View of 23 gold miners posed with shovels next to sluices on rocky hillside. William Chapman believed to be one of the miners in the background at the right.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Mat: textured rectangular (double elliptical).

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: faded red silk. Notes: case unhinged, leather deteriorating.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: CHAPMAN, WM. O.(?) & UNIDENTIFIED MINERS C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Chapman, William O."; accession numbers 1994-0099 through 1994-0104, and a positive photostat. Also have negative photostat under "Mines and mining: Gold: Methods: Sluicing".
Negatives, No. 24,094a-g (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Chapman, William--Portraits.
Tools.
Gold mining--California.
Sluices--California.
Gold miners--California.
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering).

Genre/Format

Landscapes.
Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Portrait of 23 miners at sluice] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0157--DIG

 

[Lillie Hitchcock Coit] [ca. 1847] DAG-0159

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait as a young girl in plaid dress, bracelet on right arm.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Plate: tinted (hand colored). Mat: textured oval.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. Pad: purple silk. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: COIT, LILLIE HITCHCOCK C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Coit, Lillie Hitchcock"; accession numbers 1994-0111 through 1994-0115.

Acquisition Information

Negatives, No. 24,069a-g (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Provenance

From the Coit Manuscript Collection.

Subjects

Pioneers--California.
Coit, Lillie Hitchcock--Portraits.
Girls.
Children.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Lillie Hitchcock Coit] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0159--DIG

 

[Lillie Hitchcock Coit and Grace Riddle] [between 1854 and 1856?] DAG-0160

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Full-length portrait of two young girls standing. Older girl (left) with long braid; younger girl (right) holding wreath of colored flowers.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (elaborately hand colored). Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed purple velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: COIT, LILLIE HITCHCOCK AND GRACE RIDDLE C

Subjects

Riddle, Grace--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Coit, Lillie Hitchcock--Portraits.
Children--Portraits.
Teenagers.
Girls.
Children.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Lillie Hitchcock Coit and Grace Riddle] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0160--DIG

 

[William P. Coleman] [ca. 1854] DAG-0162

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait, in suit coat with white shirt and broad bow tie; mustache and trimmed whiskers below bottom lip.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Mat: oval decorative brass foil over cardboard. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: book-style Material: velvet. Dimensions: 5 x 4 in. Pad: white silk.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: COLEMAN, WILLIAM P. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Coleman, William P."; accession numbers 1994-0105 through 1994-0110. Also have another copy print, accession number 2000-0242.
Negatives, No. 24,095a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies; and No. 5,338 (4x5 in.) B/W.

Subjects

Coleman, William P.--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[William P. Coleman] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0162--DIG

 

[William P. Coleman] (Detail - case exterior.) DAG-0162--DIG

 

[Col. James Collier] [between ca. 1856 and 1860] DAG-0163

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Portrait as an older man seated in a rocking chair; glasses on top of his head, right hand resting at his face, left hand on arm of chair.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Mat: decorative nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. Pad: embossed red velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: COLLIER, (COL.) JAMES C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Collier, (Col.) James"; accession numbers 1994-0116 and 1994-0117.
Negatives, No. 24,097a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Collier, James, 1789-1873--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.
Aged persons.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Col. James Collier] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0163--DIG

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Gideon Hawley Crocker (Ellen Harmon)] [between 1855 and 1860] DAG-0168

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait of woman and man; woman in dress with white collar, broad bell sleeves; man with beard, no mustache, dressed in suit with vest and tie, right arm behind woman.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Stamped on back of case: H.A. Eickmeyer, Patent Feb. 27, 1855.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric, book style. Material: leather (pigskin) over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: purple velvet. Notes: H.A. Eickmeyer, Patent Feb. 27, 1855. Case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: CROCKER, MR. & MRS. GIDEON HAWLEY (ELLEN HARMON) C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Crocker, (Mr. & Mrs.) Gideon Hawley and Ellen Harmon"; accession numbers 1994-0118 and 1994-0119.
Negatives, No. 24,098a-d (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Harmon, Ellen--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Couples.
Women.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Gideon Hawley Crocker (Ellen Harmon)] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0168--DIG

 

[Mr. & Mrs. William Berry Cross (Mary Ann Hilton)] [ca. 1853] DAG-0169

Physical Description: 2 photographs (in one case) : daguerreotypes; sixth plates , visible images 2 1/2 x 2 in. each.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Material: thermoplastic. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Notes: double case with 2 images.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: CROSS, (MRS. & MRS.) WILLIAM BERRY (MARY ANN HILTON) C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Cross, (Mr. and Mrs.) William Berry and Mary Ann Hilton"; accession numbers 1994-0120 through 1994-0127. William Berry Cross (1994-0120, 1994-0121, 1994-0125); Mary Ann Hilton Cross (1994-0122, 1994-0123, 1994-0126); view of both portraits in case (1994-0124, 1994-0127).
Negatives, No. 24,099a-k (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Hilton, Mary Ann--Portraits.
Cross, William Berry, 1826-1891--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Couples.
Women.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. William Berry Cross (Mary Ann Hilton)] (Detail - left image: William Berry Cross.) DAG-0169a

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of man, William Berry Cross, seated on an ornate, high backed chair with left arm resting on a table.
 

[Mr. & Mrs. William Berry Cross (Mary Ann Hilton)] (Detail - right image: Mrs. William Berry Cross (Mary Ann Hilton).) DAG-0169b

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of woman, Mrs. Cross (Mary Ann Hilton), seated on a plain low back chair with hands folded at waist; lace color and cuffs on dress.
 

[Morgan and Louisa Belt Fine with child] 1851 DAG-0182

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Portrait of man and woman seated. Woman in a bonnet (left) holding baby; man (right) with hands at his lap.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: lyre. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: FINE, MORGAN AND LOUISA BELT FINE (AND CHILD) C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Fine, Morgan and Louisa Belt"; accession numbers 1994-0128 through 1994-0131, 1994-0299.
Negatives, No. 649 (4x5 in.) B/W; No. 24,100a-g B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Fine, Morgan--Portraits.
Fine, Louisa Belt--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Couples.
Infants.
Children.
Women.
Men.
Aged persons.
Families.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Morgan and Louisa Belt Fine with child] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0182--DIG

 

[George Cummings Furber and wife Sarah H. Jones] [between 1848 and 1850] DAG-0188

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of man and woman seated. Man's left and woman's right arms resting on small table (center); flowers in woman's hair, small collar on dress with brooch at her neck.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate (deteriorating), mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: octagonal. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. Pad: faded red silk.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: FURBER, GEORGE CUMMINGS (AND WIFE SARAH H. JONES C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Furber, George Cummings and Sara Jones"; accession numbers 2000-0243, 2000-0244 and 1994-0132 through 1994-0134.
Negatives, No. 529 (4x5, 5x7 in.) B/W; No. 24,101a-d B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Furber, Sarah H. Jones--Portraits.
Furber, George Commings--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Couples.
Young adults.
Women.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[George Cummings Furber and wife Sarah H. Jones] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0188--DIG

 

[Josiah Gallup] [ca. 1852] DAG-0189

Creator/Collector: Gurney, Jeremiah (1812-1895), photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of young man with high, stiff collar, silk tie, vest and jacket.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

On mat (LR): J. Gurney, [5]49 Broadway.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed dark green velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: GALLUP, JOSIAH C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Gallup, Josiah"; accession numbers 1994-0135 through 1994-0139.
Negatives, No. 24,102a-e (4x5 in.) B/W, color.

Subjects

Gallup, Josiah, 1826-1858--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Josiah Gallup] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0189--DIG

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Josiah Gallup] [between 1850 and 1852] DAG-0190

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of young man and young woman. Woman has a lacy neck ribbon at her throat, cloth bracelet on her right arm resting across her waist.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: textured oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: GALLUP, (MR. & MRS.) JOSIAHC

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Gallup, Mr. & Mrs.) Josiah"; accession numbers 1994-0140 through 1994-0143.
Negatives, No. 24,103a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Gallup, Josiah, 1826-1858--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Couples.
Young adults.
Women.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Josiah Gallup] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0190--DIG

 

[Elizabeth L. Hawley and twin sons] [1859] DAG-0216

Physical Description: 1 photograph: ambrotype ; half plate, 4 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait of young woman holding two babies in long white gowns, sons Charles H. and George Percy.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: Patriotic -- Washington Monument, Richmond, Virginia (Krainik no. 21). Material: thermoplastic. Dimensions: 6 ¼ x 5 in. Pad: embossed burgundy velvet. Notes: [Frederick P. Goll] (die engraver).

General Administrative Note

NOTES: DAGUERREOTYPE-V: HAWLEY, (MRS.) ELIZABETH L. AND TWIN SONS C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Hawley, Elizabeth Lewis"; accession numbers 1994-0156 through 1994-0161.
Negatives, No. 24.108a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Children--California.
Hawley, George Percy--Portraits.
Hawley, Elizabeth L.--Portraits.
Hawley, Charles H.--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Mothers & children.
Infants.
Boys.
Women.
Families.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Elizabeth L. Hawley and twin sons] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0216--DIG

 

[Elizabeth L. Hawley and twin sons] (Detail - case exterior.) DAG-0216--DIG

Content/Description

Case motif entitled "The Washington Monument, Richmond, Virginia" (Krainik no. 21). The case maker has been attributed as S. Peck and Company. although other companies also used this design. The die engraver has been identified as Frederick P. Goll.
 

[Matilda Heron, actress] [ca. 1850] DAG-0218

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Portrait of a young woman seated facing left, right arm resting on a table, left arm at her side.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: no case.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: HERON, MATILDA C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Heron, Matilda"; accession numbers 1994-0164 through 1994-0166.
Negatives, No. 24,110a-d (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Heron, Matilda--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Actresses.
Women.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Arrabellah and Alexander Hite] [1860] DAG-0219

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait of woman and man. Woman in plaid dress with small white collar and bonnet; man with legs crossed and hands in his lap.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored).

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed dark blue velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: HITE: ALEXANDER AND ARRABELLAH C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Hite, Alexander and Arrabellah"; accession numbers 1994-0167 through 1994-0170.
Negatives, No. 24,110a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Hite, Arrabellah--Portraits.
Hite, Alexander--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Couples.
Women.
Men.
Aged persons.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Arrabellah and Alexander Hite] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0219--DIG

 

[James Holmes] [ca. 1851] DAG-0220

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixteenth plate, 1 1/4 x 1 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of man with a small beard on chin.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral, mother of pearl inlay. Material: leather over wood (or papier-mache?) Dimensions: 2 ¼ x 2 in. Pad: dark blue ribbed velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: HOLMES, JAMES C

Alternative Form

Copy print available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Holmes, James".

Subjects

Holmes, James--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Young adults.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[James Holmes] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0220--DIG

 

[J. Neely Johnson] [ca. 1852] DAG-0227

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of man with trimmed beard, no mustache; collar standing up beyond silk tie.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ½ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed burgundy velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: JOHNSON, J[OHN] NEELY C

Alternative Form

Copy prints in the Portrait File under "Johnson, John Neely"; accession numbers 1994-0171 through 1994-0174. Positive and negative photostats also in the Portrait File under "Johnson, John Neely"; accession numbers 2000-0245 and 2000-0246.
Negatives, No. 24,112a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Johnson, J. Neely--Portraits.
Governors--California.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[J. Neely Johnson] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0227--DIG

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Karchner] [between 1855 and 1860] DAG-0229

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait of man and woman [wedding picture]. Man with trimmed beard and mustache holding hand of woman. Woman in striped dress, buttons down the front, small lace collar.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: brown thermoplastic. Dimensions: 4 x 3 ½ in., octagonal. Pad: embossed burgundy velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: KARCHNER, (MR. & MRS.) NICHOLAS HARRISON AND MARY SMITH C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Karchner, (Mr. & Mrs.) Nicholas Harrison and Mary Smith"; accession numbers 1994-0175 through 1994-0180.
Negatives, No. 24,113a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Karchner, Nicholas Harrison--Portraits.
Karchner, Mary Smith--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Couples.
Young adults.
Women.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Karchner] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0229--DIG

 

[Ruel W. Kittredge] [between 1854 and 1855] DAG-0234

Creator/Collector: Vance, R.H. (Robert H.) (1825-1876), photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.

Content/Description

Portrait of boy seated on a low backed chair with left arm resting on a small table.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

On pad: R.H. Vance's premium daguerrean galleries San Francisco Sacramento & Marysville.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: tinted (slightly hand colored). Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: KITTREDGE, RUEL W. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Kittredge, Ruel W."; accession numbers 1994-0181 through 1994-0185.
Negatives, No. 24,114a-g (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Pioneers--California.
Teenagers.
Boys.
Young adults.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Ruel W. Kittredge] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0234--DIG

 

[Mary Ellen Gallup] [between ca. 1850 and 1852] DAG-0192

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted ; sixth plate, visible image 2 x 2 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of young girl (teenager) in plaid dress.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative oval, with floral motif. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: bird. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: GALLUP, MARY ELLEN

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Gallup, Mary Ellen"; accession numbers 1994-0144 through 1994-0146. Also have later portrait (ca. 1879) in Portrait File, accession number 2000-0252.
Negatives, No. 24,104a-d (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Young adults.
Women.
Teenagers.
Gallup, Mary Ellen--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Girls.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Mary Ellen Gallup] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0192--DIG

 

[Ralph William Gallup] [between 1850 and 1853] DAG-0193

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of young man [aged 17] in suit, vest, shirt and tie.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: textured oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral - figs. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed red velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: GALLUP, RALPH WILLIAM

Subjects

Gallup, Ralph William--Portraits.
Boys.
Teenagers.
Men.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Ralph William Gallup] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0193--DIG

 

[N.H. Garretson] [ca. 1853] DAG-0196

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted ; ninth plate, visible image 2 x 1 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of young man with trimmed mustache, jacket with partial velvet collar, light colored vest, shirt with stand-up collar, silk tie.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 x 2 ½ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: GARRETSON, N. H.

Subjects

Garretson, N. H.--Portraits.
Young adults.
Men.
Pioneers--California.
Gold Miners.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[N.H. Garretson] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0196--DIG

 

[Mr. & Mrs. J[ohn] T. Griffitts] [ca. 1855] DAG-0205

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Portrait of a man (left) and a woman (right) seated. Man has a mustache and chin beard, one arm across his lap, the other on the arm of the chair. The woman has both hands in her lap holding a small case, probably a Union case for a daguerreotype or ambrotype.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: Plate, mat, preserver. Mat: decorative rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed light-brown velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: GRIFFITTS, (MR. AND MRS.) J[ohn] T.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Griffitts, (Mr. and Mrs.) J[ohn] T."; accession numbers 2000-0250 and 2000-0251.
Negatives, No. 24,105a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Young adults.
Women.
Men.
Griffitts, J. T.--Portraits.
Couples.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Group portraits.
Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. J[ohn] T. Griffitts] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0205--DIG

 

[C. Hawkins and Miss Lamme] [ca. 1855] DAG-0215

Physical Description: 2 photographs : ambrotype, tinted ; sixth plate, visible images 2 1/2 x 2 in. each.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Stamped on case exterior (verso): EICKMEYER PATENT FEB 17 1855.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather (pigskin) over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Notes: double case with 2 images.H.A. Eickmeyer (patent holder).

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: HAWKINS, C. (AND MISS LAMME)

Alternative Form

Negatives, No. 24,107a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Hawkins, C. (and Miss Lamme)"; accession numbers 1994-0150 through 1994-0155.

Subjects

Hawkins, C.--Portraits.
Young adults.
Women.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[C. Hawkins and Miss Lamme] (Detail - Left image: C. Hawkins.) DAG-0215a

Physical Description: Ambrotype; sixth plate.

Content/Description

Seated portrait (left side of case) of clean shaven, young man with hands in his lap, gold rings on each of his hands, gold watch chain from his neck to a pocket, flowered vest.
 

[C. Hawkins and Miss Lamme] (Detail - Right image: Miss Lamme.) DAG-0215b

Physical Description: Ambrotype; sixth plate.

Content/Description

Seated portrait of young woman (right side of case) with hands folded at her waist. Red background behind her.
 

[David Hays] [between ca. 1854 and 1856] DAG-0217

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait of a man with small chin beard, no mustache, his arms resting on the arms of the chair.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Plate: clear glass with brown velvet backing. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: HAYS, DAVID.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Hays, David"; accession numbers 1994-0162 and 1994-0163.
Negatives, No. 24,109a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.

Subjects

Young adults.
Men.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[David Hays] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0217--DIG

 

[John Martell] [ca. 1848] DAG-0261

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of a seated man; watch chain hanging from his neck to his double breasted vest pocket.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

In pencil on verso of plate: John Martell / Jackson / Amador / '48.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: textured nonpareil. Preserver: textured.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: no case.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MARTELL, JOHN

Subjects

Martelll, John--Portraits.
Men.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Robert F. Moody, (Lieut.) Davis, and Edward Townsend] [ca. 1855] DAG-0266

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype, tinted ; quarter plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of three men. (Left to right) Moody in a suit with one gold button on his white shirt; Davis in military uniform with gold buttons down the front; Townsend with ill-fitting jacket, one gold button on his white shirt and told tinted belt buckle.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: no case.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MOODY, ROBERT F.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Moody, Robert F."; accession numbers 1994-0189 through 1994-0192.
Negatives, No. 24,117a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Townsend, Edward A.--Portraits.
Moody, Robert F.--Portraits.
Soldiers.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Group portraits.
Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[John Frederick Morse] [1852] DAG-0267

Creator/Collector: Johnson, G.H. (George Howard) (ca. 1823-), American, photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait, seated, with left arm resting on back of chair, right hand resting in his lap; short hair, partial beard, no mustache.

Date Note

Date based upon street address on case pad.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Embossed in velvet case pad: GEO. H. JOHNSON / 83 J St. / SACRAMENTO.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative, with holly leaf motif.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral (front), geometric (back), thin gold border around edge of case front and back. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed reddish purple velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MORSE, JOHN FREDERICK

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Morse, John Frederick"; accession numbers 1990-1413 and 1994-0193 through 1994-0198.
Negatives, No. 22,449 (4x5 in.) B/W (1990-1413) B/W; negative numbers 24,118a-h B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Morse, John Frederick--Portraits.
Young adults.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[John Frederick Morse] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0267--DIG

 

[William Hill Naleigh] [between ca. 1854 and 1855] DAG-0269

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of man with chin beard, no mustache.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Accompanied by identifying note.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Mat: oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: NALEIGH, WILLIAM HILL

Processing Information

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Naleigh, William Hill"; accession numbers 1994-0199 through 1994-0202.

Alternative Form

Negatives, No. 24,119a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Naleigh, William Hill--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[William Hill Naleigh] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0269--DIG

 

[Thomas Rockhold Odell] [ca. 1850] DAG-0272

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait of slightly balding man with beard on cheeks and jaw line; no mustache.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: textured rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: half case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: ODELL, THOMAS ROCKHOLD

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Odell, Thomas Rockhold"; accession numbers 1994-0203 and 1994-0204.
Negatives, No. 24,120a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.

Subjects

Odell, Thomas Rockhold--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Paul J. Reilly, MD] [between ca. 1853 and 1856] DAG-0280

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Seated portrait, with left arm resting on a table, ring on little finger; beard longer at chin than on cheeks; hair swirled on top of his head and around his ears.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: Sir Roger deCoverly and the Gypsies (Krainik no. 29). Material: black thermoplastic. Dimensions: 5 x 4 in. Pad: embossed purple velvet. Notes: [A. P. Critchlow & Co.] (manufacturer).

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: REILLY, PAUL Jones (DR.)

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Reilly, Paul Jones (Dr.)"; accession numbers 1994-0205 through 1994-0209 and 2000-0257.
Negatives, No. 24,121a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Reilly, Paul J.--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Paul J. Reilly, MD] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0280--DIG

 

[Paul J. Reilly, MD] (Detail - case exterior.) DAG-0280--DIG

Content/Description

Case motif entitled "Sir Rover deCoverly and the Gypsies", attributed to casemaker A.P. Critchlow and Company. (Krainik no. 29). The image is based upon a wood engraving by Joseph Angell. The case design is sometimes incorrectly identified as "Washington's Farewell to his Mother."
 

[Rich Family portrait] [between ca. 1854 and 1858] DAG-0281

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 3 x 4 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Seated-portrait of the Rich family. George Thomas Rich (son) at left, curly hair and brocade vest; Samuel Rich (center) clean-shaven, son and wife's hands on his shoulders; Rosine de Motte Rich (right) hair parted in the center, small white collar on high necked dress, chain around her neck and down the front of her dress.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: lyre. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: RICH, SAMUEL, ROSINE DE MOTT RICH AND GEORGE THOMAS RICH

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Rich, Samuel, Rosine de Mott Rich and George Thomas Rich"; accession numbers 1994-0210 through 1994-0212.
Negatives, No. 648 (4x5 in.) B/W; and negative numbers 24,122a-d (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.

Subjects

Young adults.
Rich, Samuel--Portraits.
Rich, Rosine de Motte--Portraits.
Rich, George Thomas--Portraits.
Fathers & children.
Women.
Pioneers--California.
Men.
Families.

Genre/Format

Group portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Rich Family portrait] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0281--DIG

 

[William Richardson] [ca. 1854] DAG-0282

Creator/Collector: Vance, R.H. (Robert H.) (1825-1876), photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait, seated on a chair, left arm resting on back of chair, holding a telescope in his lap.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Embossed in case pad: R.H. Vance's / Premium daguerrean galleries / San Francisco / Sacramento / Marysville.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Material: leather (pigskin) over wood. Dimensions: 6 x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed burgundy velvet. Notes: push-button case.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: RICHARDSON, WILLIAM

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Richardson, William"; accession numbers 2000-0258 through 2000-0260 and 2000- 0268 through 2000-0273.
Negative, No. 1,363 (4x5 in.) B/W; and negative Nos. 26,670a-i, B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Richardson, William--Portraits.
Men.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Wm. Richardson] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0282--DIG

 

[William H. Rulofson] [between ca. 1854 and 1855] DAG-0284

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 4 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Portrait of three men. Man leaning over back of rocking chair believed to be Rulofson; man sitting in rocking chair looking at a photograph; third man standing at door way looking on.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: book-style. Material: blue velvet. Dimensions: 6 ½ x 5 ¼ in. Pad: white silk.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: RULOFSON, WILLIAM H.

Alternative Form

Negatives, No. 24,145a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under " Rulofson, William H."; accession numbers 1994-0307 through 1994-0312. Also have two other photographs of Rulofson in Portrait File.

Subjects

Rulofson, William H.--Portraits.
Photographers.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[William H. Rulofson] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0284--DIG

 

[Levi & Mary Hite Sanford] [between ca. 1852 and 1860] DAG-0285

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Seated-portrait of a man and young woman. Man with big silk bow tie, gold button on shirt; woman with neck band, white lacy collar with gold brooch at her neck and gold rings on her fingers.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil, decorative. Preserver: textured.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: SANFORD, LEVI AND MARY

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Sanford, Levi and Mary Hite"; accession numbers 1994-0219 and 1994-0220.
Negatives, No. 24,124a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.

Subjects

Sanford, Mary Fetters Hite--Portraits.
Sanford, Levi--Portraits.
Couples.
Young adults.
Women.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Levi & Mary Hite Sanford] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0285--DIG

 

[Mrs. Loanna Alice Smith] [ca. 1850] DAG-0294

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait, in high-necked dress with small collar, with hands on table at right. She holds a small book or daguerreotype case,

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: textured oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed green velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: SMITH, (MRS.) LOANNA ALICE

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Smith, (Mrs.) Loanna Alice"; accession numbers 1994-0228 and 1994-0229.
Negatives, No. 24,127a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.

Subjects

Smith, Loanna Alice--Portraits.
Young adults.
Women.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Mrs. Loanna Alice Smith] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0294--DIG

 

[Child of John Stillman?] [between ca. 1848 and 1852] DAG-0300

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.

Content/Description

A photograph of a drawing. Bust-length portrait of small child with short hair, dress off shoulders. (Hair parted on side, so presumably a boy.)

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: plain oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed purple velvet. Notes: hole in front cover.

Alternative Form

Negatives, No. 24,128a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: STILLMAN, JOHN (CHILD OF?)

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Stillman, John (child of?)"; accession numbers 1994-0230 and 1994-0231.

Subjects

Children.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Child of John Stillman?] ((Detail - image side only.) DAG-0300--DIG

 

[Anthony Lewis Tasheira] [between ca. 1854 and 1856] DAG-0302

Creator/Collector: Welling, Peter (fl. 1850-1860), American, photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted ; sixth plate, visible image 2 3/4 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Waist-length portrait, seated; big bow tie; beard, no mustache; right arm resting on a table, left hand in his lap.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Blind stamped on mat (bottom): Welling / 226 Bleeker. [New York City.] Accompanied by ms. note.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed faded, red velvet with bird and urn motif. Notes: Case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: TASHEIRA, ANTHONY LEWIS

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Tasheira, Anthony Lewis"; accession no. 2000-0261.
Negative, No. 21,863 (4x5 in.) B/W, from photograph.

Subjects

Tasheira, Anthony Lewis--Portraits.
Men.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Anthony Lewis Tasheira] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0302--DIG

 

[Weatherbee, Stone, and Townsend] [between ca. 1856 and 1860] DAG-0313

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype, tinted ; quarter plate, visible image 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Group portrait of five people (left to right): Mr. Weatherbee, Mrs. Stone, Dr. Stone, Mrs. Weatherbee, James Townsend. Image of Mrs. Weatherbee has mustache drawn on her face.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux velvet with grape motif.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: WEATHERBEE, (MR. & MRS.) HENRY AND ELLEN M., REV. & MRS. A.L. STONE, AND JAMES TOWNSEND

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Weatherbee (Mr. & Mrs.), Rev. & Mrs. A. L. Stone, and James Townsend)"; accession numbers 1994-0242 through 1994-0244.
Negatives, No. 24,131a-e (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Weatherbee, Henry--Portraits.
Weatherbee, Ellen M.--Portraits.
Townsend, James--Portraits.
Stone, A. L.--Portraits
Couples.
Women.
Men.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Group portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Weatherbee, Stone, and Townsend] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0313--DIG

 

[Otis Weatherbee] [29 June 1860] DAG-0314

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted, oval plate ; visible image 2 x 1 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of young man with mustache.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Material: purple velvet. Dimensions: 2 ¾ x 2 ¼ in. Pad: white silk. Notes: oval case.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: WEATHERBEE, OTIS.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Weatherbee, Otis"; accession numbers 1994-0238 through 1994-0241.
Negatives, No. 24,130a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Weatherbee, Otis--Portraits.
Young adults.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Otis Weatherbee] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0314--DIG

 

[Capt. William M. Weatherlow] [ca. 1856] DAG-0315

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait, with chin beard, bow tie, and plaid vest.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: paper over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux velvet. Notes: case unhinged.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: WEATHERLOW, (CAPT.) WILLIAM M.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Weatherlow, (Capt.) William M."; accession numbers 1994-0245 and 1994-0246.
Negatives, No. 4,263 (4x5 in.) B/W; negative numbers 24,132a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.

Subjects

Weatherlow, William M.--Portraits.
Men.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Capt. William M. Weatherlow] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0315--DIG

 

[Josiah Wright and men on a wagon] [1862] DAG-0323

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Group portrait of nine men on a horse-drawn wagon. Man holding reins is Josiah Wright. The wagon stands in front of Wright's traveling photographic studio.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Plate: clear glass with metal backing plate. Mat: decorative rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: no case.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: WRIGHT, JOSIAH C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Wright, Josiah"; accession numbers 2000-0212 through 2000-0215.
Negatives, No. 26,521a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Wright, Josiah--Portraits.
Pioneers--California.
Photographic studios--California.
Carts & wagons--California.

Genre/Format

Group portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Willis Wright] [ca. 1852) DAG-0324

Physical Description: 2 photographs : daguerreotype ; sixth plates, visible images 2 1/2 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Two portraits. Left: waist-length portrait of a clean-shaven man. Right: three-quarter-length portrait of a woman with her hands in her lap.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Notes: double case with 2 image wells.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: WRIGHT, (MR. & MRS.) WILLIS.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Wright, (Mr. & Mrs.) Willis"; accession numbers 1994-0247 through 1994-0252.
Negatives, No. 24,133a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.

General Note

Each image exhibits and unusual "halo" effect several millimeters in from the brass mats and following their outline. This may be the result of a reaction to a prior cleaning.

Subjects

Young adults.
Wright, Willis--Portraits.
Couples.
Women.
Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Willis Wright] (Detail - left image: Mr. Willis Wright.) DAG-0324a

Physical Description: Daguerreotype; sixth plate.
 

[Mr. & Mrs. Willis Wright] (Detail - right image: Mrs. Willis Wright.) DAG-0324b

Physical Description: Daguerreotype; sixth plate.
 

[Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Zentgraf, Sr.] [between ca. 1855 and 1856] DAG-0325

Physical Description: 1 photograph : ambrotype, tinted ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/8 x 2 5/8 in.

Content/Description

Portrait of seated woman (left) with shawl holding an umbrella and clean-shaven man seated on her on the right with his arm around her shoulders.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed purple velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: ZENTGRAF, (MR. & MRS.) JACOB, SR.

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Zentgraf, (Mr. & Mrs.) Jacob, Sr."; accession numbers 1994-0253 through 1994-0256.
Negatives, No. 5,693 (5x7 in.) B/W; negative numbers 24,134a-f, B/W, color, and color transparencies.

Subjects

Zentgraf, Jacob--Portraits.
Women.
Pioneers--California.
Men.
Couples.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Group portraits.
Ambrotypes.

 

[Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Zentgraf, Sr.] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0325--DIG

 

[Henry Brown & Co. store.] [1852] DAG-0116

Creator/Collector: Johnson, G.H. (George Howard) (ca. 1823-), American, photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; whole plate, visible image 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.

Content/Description

View of Henry Brown & Company's dry goods store, [89 J Street, Sacramento]. Four men standing under canvas awning next to stacks of blankets. Across the edge of the awning, "...75 Clothing Warehouse City sho... "

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Mat: plain oval.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: frame. Material: wood. Dimensions: 9 ¾ x 11 ¾ in.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V-OVERSIZE: SACRAMENTO: BLDGS.: BROWN, HENRY & CO. C

Alternative Form

Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Sacramento: Bldgs.: Brown, Henry & Co."; accession numbers 2000-0206 through 2000-0211.
Negatives, No. 19,468a-h (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies,

Subjects

Pioneers--California--Sacramento.
Men.
Dry goods stores--California--Sacramento.
Commercial buildings.
Buildings--California--Sacramento.

Genre/Format

Daguerreotypes.

 

[Henry Brown & Co. store.] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0116--DIG

 

[Unidentified man (2)] [between ca. 1851 and 1853] DAG-0402

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of unidentified man in a sailor's attire or uniform with left hand in his shirt; hat on his head; chin beard.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: textured octagonal. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: ship. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: torn, faded red silk.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: UNIDENTIFIED (MAN) #2

Subjects

Sailors.
Young adults.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Unidentified man (2)] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0402--DIG

 

[Unidentified man (9)] [between ca. 1848 and 1850] DAG-0409

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 5/8 x 2 in.

Content/Description

Portrait of unidentified man with fringe beard along jaw line and cheeks, shoulder-length hair.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: lyre. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: red silk.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: UNIDENDIFIED (MAN) #9

Subjects

Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Unidentified man (9)] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0409--DIG

 

[Unidentified man (15)] [ca. 1854] DAG-0415

Creator/Collector: Tyler, Edward M. (fl. 1854-), American, photographer

Tyler & Co. (fl. 1854-), American, photographer
Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, tinted ; ninth plate, visible image 2 x 1 1/2 in.

Content/Description

Bust-length portrait of a slightly balding man with fringe beard along jaw line and cheeks, high collar, silk tie.

Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material

Embossed on case pad: Tyler & Co. / Daguerreotypes / Washington Cor. of Winter. Photographer's trade card found behind image: From Tyler & Co.'s / 25 cent / daguerreotype / rooms, / Cor. Winter & Washington Sts., / Boston.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 x 2 in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: UNIDENTIFIED (MAN) #15

Subjects

Pioneers--California.
Men.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Unidentified man (15)] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0415--DIG

 

[Unidentified man (15)] (Detail - trade card behind image plate.) DAG-0415--DIG

 

[Unidentified woman (16)] [between ca. 1850 and 1853] DAG-0416

Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype tinted ; sixth plate.

Content/Description

Portrait of a seated women with left arm resting on table, right hand in lap, broach on wide lace collar, hair parted in the middle, large earrings, wide, puffy sleeves.

Image Package Note

Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.

Case or Exterior Container Note

Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.

General Administrative Note

DAGUERREOTYPE-V: UNIDENTIFIED (WOMAN) #16

Subjects

Women.
Pioneers--California.

Genre/Format

Portraits.
Daguerreotypes.

 

[Unidentified woman (16)] (Detail - image side only.) DAG-0416--DIG