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Portraits of William Garrison English and his wife Elizabeth Custis Anderson English [graphic]
BANC PIC 1965.044--CASE :01; BANC PIC 1965.044--CASE :02
Collection Overview

Title:

Portraits of William Garrison English and his wife Elizabeth Custis Anderson English

Date:

ca. 1848-ca. 1855 (issued)

Subject:

English, William Garrison -- Portraits
English, Elizabeth Anderson -- Portraits
Pioneers -- California -- Sacramento -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown.
Sixth plate, quarter plate, and two-thirds plate sizes.
RESTRICTED ORIGINALS. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Shelved in the Portrait File. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.
William G. English, of West Point, New York, came to California in 1849, returned East, and came again to settle in Sacramento by 1855. His business interests were largely destroyed by the flood of 1861. He was shot and killed in Sacramento in 1878, a year after divorce from his wife, Elizabeth Anderson English. (cf. San Francisco Alta, August 18, 1878)

Type:

graphic
Daguerreotypes.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
3 photographic prints : daguerreotypes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1965.044--CASE :01
BANC PIC 1965.044--CASE :02

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED ORIGINALS. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Shelved in the Portrait File. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.