1 photograph: daguerreotype, quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 in. x 3 7/8, DAG-0101b--DIG, cased photograph. Courtesy of the California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California.
Creator/Contributor: Attributed to Joseph B. Starkweather
Date: c. 1852Image with Details
Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in 19th Century San Francisco traces the growth of the commodified image industry in San Francisco during the nineteenth century, incorporating mass-reproduced visual representations of people into a broader history and explaining the cultural roots of modern celebrity.LEarn More