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Ambrotype in a case, of seven men, identified as prominent San Francisco businessmen

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

Ambrotype in a case, of seven men, identified as prominent San Francisco businessmen

From: Peter Palmquist cased photographs collection

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Creator: Vance, Robert H., 1825-1876
Other Creator: Palmquist, Peter E., collector
Date: ca. 1855-56
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Description:
Whole-plate clear glass ambrotype with asphaltum backing (tissue adhered); mat missing; partial seal.
Full brown leather case with geometric and scroll motif; imprint on velvet pad of case, "R.H. VANCE'S / PREMIUM DAGUERREAN GALLERIES / SAN FRANCISCO / SACRAMENTO / MARYSVILLE".
Possible identifications for individuals include, top row, from left to right, the first man, Cornelius Cole, John D. Fry, or Charles Bull Crocker; second man, William C. Ralston or Henry Huntley Haight; third man, Cornelius Kingsland Garrison or Thomas H. Selby; bottom row, left to right, first man, Ben Holladay or Joseph W. Winans; second man, William Walker or Ogden Hoffman; third man, William Tecomseh Sherman, Darius Ogden Mills, or William Sharon; fourth man, Henry Huntley Haight, Edward J. C. Kewen, or Sam Ralston.
Physical Description:
1 photograph
b&w
16.5 x 21.5 cm.
Box:
Box 6
Volume/Enumeration:
68
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2056732
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