Daguerreotype, image: 13.5 x 18.8 cm (5 5/16 x 7 3/8 in.). Accession no. 2005.100.83, The Howard Gilman Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York.
Creator/Contributor: Robert H. Vance
Location: San FranciscoImage with Details
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