1 photograph: three-quarter length portrait of couple, seated; daguerreotype, half plate, visible image 11.8 x 8.8 cm., BANC PIC 19xx.489—CASE, Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Creator/Contributor: Unidentified photographer
Date: c. 1854
Location: San FranciscoImage with Detail
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