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[Janet C. Graham Collection of portrait photographs of the Bancroft and Derby families.]
BANC PIC 2019.049--CASE; BANC PIC 2019.049--PIC; BANC PIC 2019.049
Collection Overview

Title:

[Janet C. Graham Collection of portrait photographs of the Bancroft and Derby families.]

Creator/Contributor:

Hamilton, Charles F., photographer.

Abstract:

Photographs of the family of Cecilia Bancroft Derby Kenny and her first husband, George Derby, including her parents Azariah Ashley Bancroft and Lucy (Howe) Bancroft and her brother, Hubert Howe Bancroft. 1: George Derby and Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby, approximately 1849-1850 (half plate daguerreotype) -- 2: Mourning portrait of Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby displaying portrait (item 1) of herself and late husband George Derby (sixth plate daguerreotype) -- 3: Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby with an infant daughter, probably Florence, approximately 1848-1850 (sixth plate daguerreotype) -- 4: Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby with daughters Emma and Florence (Floy), approximately 1852-1853 (sixth plate daguerreotype) -- 5: Girl in a pink tinted dress, a daughter (likely Florence e or Ida) of Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby, approximately 1851-1855 (sixth plate daguerreotype) -- 6: unidentified couple, probably a brother of George Derby, and his wife, approximately 1850-1855 (quarter plate daguerreotype) - 7: Four generations: Curtis Howe, Lucy D. (Howe) Bancroft, Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby Kenny, Emma Cecilia Derby, approximately 1857-1860 (half plate ambrotype, in double case with item 8) -- 8: Lucy Howe Bancroft and Azariah A. Bancroft, approximately 1857-1860 (half plate tintype, in double case with item 7) - 9: unidentified young man, perhaps a Derby or Bancroft cousin, approximately 1855-1860 (sixth plate ambrotype by Hamilton, San Francisco.) Photographic prints present, all on card mounts, picture: Cecilia Bancroft Derby, approximately 1860s (2 copies) -- Florence Cordelia Derby, aged 13 years, June 1863 -- Emma, Floy, and Ida Derby, 1862 -- Coz [cousin] Villa Johnstone, approximately 1860s -- Col. Azor Nickerson, husband of Emma Derby and grandfather of Cecilia and Janet Graham, approximately 1870 -- Gertrude Derby Osgood , approximately 1860s -- Marie d'Erby [Derby] Bradshaw, daughter of James Derby, brother George H. Derby, approximately 1860s -- Azariah Ashley Bancroft, approximately 1878 -- Mrs. A.A. (Lucy Howe) Bancroft, Oakville, Napa Co., July 15, 1878 - a family group portrait: Golden Wedding, 1872, with Azariah Ashley Bancroft, Lucy Howe Bancroft and their adult children Albert L. Bancroft II, Hubert Howe Bancroft, Emily Matilda Bancroft, Cecilia Marianne Bancroft, Mary Melissa Bancroft, Curtis Azariah Bancroft -- George Derby and Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby, copied from daguerreotype (item 1) of approximately 1849-1850 -- a copy photograph of a woman, possibly Emma Derby Nickerson, approximately 1870s -- a portrait at home of a woman with a baby and two elderly women, approximately 1905-1910.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

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Bancroft family -- Portraits
Darby family -- Portraits
Derby, George Hunter -- 1823-1853 -- Portraits
Kenny, Cecilia Bancroft Derby -- 1826-1910 -- Family -- Photographs
Bancroft, Azariah Ashley -- 1799- -- Portraits
Bancroft, Hubert Howe -- 1832-1918 -- Portraits
Bancroft, Lucy Damaris (Howe) -- 1799-1882 -- Portraits
Nickerson, Azor Howett Selden -- 1837-1910 -- Portraits

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Various photographers. From the family collection of Janet C. Graham, a great-granddaughter of George and Cecilia (Bancroft) Derby.
Collection includes albumen prints, daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and a tintype.
DAGUERREOTYPES, AMBROTYPES, and TINTYPE (--CASE): RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Janet C. Graham Collection of portrait photographs of the Bancroft and Derby families, BANC PIC 2019.049 , The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Dr. Richard Webb ; 2019.

Type:

graphic
Card photographs.
Cartes de visite.
Cabinet cards.
Daguerreotypes.
Ambrotypes.
Tintypes.

Physical Description:

photoprint
23 photographs ; 17 x 11 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2019.049--CASE
BANC PIC 2019.049--PIC
BANC PIC 2019.049

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

DAGUERREOTYPES, AMBROTYPES, and TINTYPE (--CASE): RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.