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Washington brothers portraits [graphic]
BANC PIC 2001.152--CASE; BANC PIC 2001.152--CASE
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Title:

Washington brothers portraits

Creator/Contributor:

Vance, Robert H., 1825-1876

Creator/Contributor:

Ford, J. M. (James May), b. 1827

Abstract:

1: Portrait of one of the Washington brothers at about age 2, wearing a dress and holding a large cap. -- 2: Portrait of two brothers standing next to each other, in trousers and jackets buttoned to the neck, holding caps. They are approximately age 7 and 4, the elder identified as John Thornton Washington, the younger as Franklin Bedinger Washington.

Date:

ca. 1852-1855 (issued)

Subject:

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Washington, John Thornton -- d. 1929 -- Portraits
Washington, Franklin Bedinger -- d. 1915 -- Portraits
Pioneers -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Photographs
Children -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by R.H. Vance and J.M. Ford.
Each housed in a case with photographer's name embossed in velvet pad. In the first: R.H. Vance artist San Francisco. In the second: From Ford's Daguerrean Gallery Clay St. San Francisco and J St. Sacramento Cal.
Identified in note accompanying image no. 2, in the later hand of a family member of Franklin Washington.
The portrait by Ford probably dates from 1854-1855, based upon business locations.
RESTRICTED ORIGINALS: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these items should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Type:

graphic
Daguerreotypes.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
2 photographs : daguerreotypes, quarter plate ; visible images 9 x 7 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2001.152--CASE
BANC PIC 2001.152--CASE

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED ORIGINALS: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these items should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.