1 photograph: daguerreotype; whole plate, visible image 15 x 20 cm., Zelda Mackay Pictorial Collection, BANC PIC 1905.16242:106—CASE, Courtesy of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Creator/Contributor: Unidentified photographer
Date: c. 1853
Location: San FranciscoImage 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