Color transparency, 4x5, Image ID Number 10557024, WA Photos 231, Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Creator/Contributor: George R. Fardon
Date: c. 1859-60
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