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Portraits from the Greer family papers [graphic].
BANC PIC 1992.041--TIN
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Title:

Portraits from the Greer family papers

Creator/Contributor:

Wing & Allen

Abstract:

Portraits show a baby, a young man, and a man in his 30's (?), possibly offspring of Captain John Greer, or other members of his family.

Date:

ca. 1860-ca. 1880 (issued)

Subject:

Greer, John -- 1808-1885 -- Family -- Portraits
Greer family -- Portraits

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
One (mounted) tintype by Wing & Allen, San Francisco.
Items are undated.
Captain John Greer was born in Ireland in 1808 and died in 1885 at his home near Mayfield (later Palo Alto), Calif. In 1849 he commanded a passenger vessel from Montevideo to California. In 1850 he married Maria Luisa Soto, daughter of a prominent California family. Capt. Greer served as Justice of the Peace at Woodside, Associate Justice of the Court of Session for San Francisco County, 1851-1853, and held the latter position in San Mateo County from 1858-1859.
Transferred from the Greer family papers (BANC MSS 92/817 c)

Type:

graphic
Portraits.
Tintypes.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
4 photographic prints : tintype, b&w ; 13 x 8 cm. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1992.041--TIN

Origin:

California

Related Item:

Greer family papers : Greer, John, : 1808-1885