1 photograph: daguerreotype; sixth plate, visible image 6.4 x 5 cm. Zelda Mackay Pictorial Collection, BANC PIC 1905.16242:021--CASE, California Cornerstones: Selected Images from The Bancroft Library Pictorial Collection, Courtesy of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Creator/Contributor: Unidentified photographer
Date: c. 1850-1855Image with Details
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