1 photograph: daguerreotype; sixth plate, visible image 6.7 x 5.3 cm. Type: half case. Motif: geometric - gem with floral scroll. Material: paper over wood? Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.9 cm. BANC PIC 2000.054:002—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. 1857-1860Image with Detail
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