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Prisoner portraits [graphic].
BANC PIC 1957.022--PIC
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Title:

Prisoner portraits

Creator/Contributor:

Vollmer, August, 1876-1955, creator

Abstract:

Stereographic mug shot portraits of thieves and murderers, many of whom were executed at San Quentin Prison. Each subject and his crime is identified within the photograph or on a printed label. Includes one view of the exterior of the "Condemned Cells" building at San Quentin.

Date:

ca. 1895-1900 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
California State Prison at San Quentin -- Pictorial works
Criminals -- California -- Photographs
Prisoners -- California -- Photographs
Murderers -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown. Collected by Berkeley professor of police administration August Vollmer.
Transferred from the August Vollmer papers (BANC MSS C-B 403)

Type:

graphic
Identification photographs.
Stereographs.
Portraits.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
27 photographic prints : b&w, stereograph ; 9 x 18 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1957.022--PIC

Origin:

California

Related Item:

August Vollmer papers : Vollmer, August, : 1876-1955