From Views of San Francisco [ca. 1859-1860], epigraph. Image ID Number 4183070, WA Photos 231, Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Creator/Contributor: James de Fremery
Date: November 2, 1859, with later inscription 
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