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[Taylor, Easton, Howard, and Shafter, family photographs].
BANC PIC 2019.024 carton [1 of 1]; BANC PIC 2019.024 AX box [1 of 1]; BANC PIC 2019.024--CASE CASE box [1 of 5]; BANC PIC 2019.024--CASE CASE box [2 of 5]; ...
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Title:

[Taylor, Easton, Howard, and Shafter, family photographs]

Abstract:

Chiefly portraits, and some casual amateur photographs, of the family and forbearers of Louise DeFremery Howard (1901-1955) and their associates. Louise Howard's grandparents were all California settlers of the 1840s and 1850s. Pictured on her paternal side are her grandfather, Charles Webb Howard of Oakland (president of the Spring Valley Water Company and owner of the large Shafter-Howard ranch at Point Reyes, Marin County) her paternal grandmother Emma Lovell (Shafter) Howard, and her great-grandfather Oscar Lovell Shafter (an attorney and California Supreme Court justice). Pictured on her maternal side are grandfather Edward Taylor (early landowner in San Mateo County) and grandmother Frances (Fannie) Bishop (Easton) Taylor (a sister of Ansel Easton of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company). Photographs of this generation and their children in the 1850s and 1860s are present, as well as approximately 130 cartes de visite portraits of relations and associates, chiefly unidentified. Among these are Darius Ogden Mills and wife, and his brother Edgar Mills. Howard family parties and outings in and around Oakland from 1889-1901 are pictured, and view photographs of Colorado about 1890-1892 are present.

Date:

1845 (issued)

Subject:

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Howard, Charles Webb -- 1831-1908 -- Family -- Photographs
Shafter, Oscar Lovell -- 1812-1873 -- Family -- Photographs
Howard, Emma Shafter -- Photographs
Taylor, Edward -- 1819-1887 -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Additions from papers expected at time of full processing.
Various photographers. Compiled by the family of Louise DeFremery (Howard) Bucquet. Identified photographers include Robert Vance, Hamilton, William Shew, and many other San Francisco photographers.
Cased photographs present are four half-plate ambrotypes, 1 half-plate daguerreotype; three quarter-plate ambrotypes and one quarter-plate daguerreotype; eight sixth-plate ambrotypes and five sixth-plate daguerreotypes, three oval daguerreotypes (approx. 1/6 plate). a ninth-plate daguerreotype of a painted portrait; a sixteenth-plate daguerreotype, several uncased or bare plate ambrotypes.
UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
Taylor, Easton, Howard, and Shafter, family photographs, BANC PIC 2019.024, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; from the estate of Alice Bucquet McCully ; 2018.

Type:

graphic
Daguerreotypes.
Ambrotypes.
Cartes de visite.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 300 photographs : daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, albumen and gelatin silver prints ; various sizes

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC PIC 2019.024 carton [1 of 1]
BANC PIC 2019.024 AX box [1 of 1]
BANC PIC 2019.024--CASE CASE box [1 of 5]
BANC PIC 2019.024--CASE CASE box [2 of 5]
BANC PIC 2019.024--CASE CASE box [3 of 5]
BANC PIC 2019.024--CASE CASE box [4 of 5]
BANC PIC 2019.024--CASE CASE box [5 of 5]
BANC PIC 2019.024

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.

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