1 photograph: half-length portrait ambrotype; ninth plate, visible image 4.8 x 3.7 cm., BANC PIC 1905.16242:004—CASE, Zelda Mackay pictorial collection. ca. 1845-ca. 1885, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Creator/Contributor: Unidentified photographer
Date: c. 1858-59Image with Detail
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