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Guide to the Cased photographs selected from the collections of the California History Section of the California State Library
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78 cased photographs selected from the collections of the California State Library. Includes daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes (also called ferrotypes) dating from the late 1840s to the mid-1860s. Subject matter is chiefly portraits of California pioneers and mining scenes, mining districts, and towns of the California gold rush.
78 photographs (in 74 cases)
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Restricted originals. Viewing prints available for most items. Use of originals by permission of the Curator of Special Collections.