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Finding Aid to the Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870 (bulk circa 1850-circa 1865)
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Approximately 440 cased photographs and related images from the collections of The Bancroft Library. Included are daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes dating from the 1840s through 1860s. Also present are some painted miniature portraits as well as other photographic processes such as opalotypes, pannotypes, crystoleum prints, and selected salted paper photographic prints from the pre-1860 era.
circa 440 items (chiefly daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes) + circa 92 photographic prints (salted paper prints) 534 digital objects
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Restricted originals. Available for use by appointment with the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.