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Bust-length portrait. Also have negative: no. 420 (7 x 5 in.) 1990-1648. Born in New York City in 1826. Was son of English father and American mother. Arrived in California in 1848 as seaman aboard the vessel Isaac Walton. Worked as bookkeeper for S. Brannan & Co. at Sutter's Fort in 1848. In 1849 went into partnership with William Daylor, running store on Daylor's ranch along the Cosumnes. Worked at various jobs - lawyer in Sacramento, law clerk with Winans & Hyer, district school teacher. Served as Justice of the Peace. Died in 1881. Tom Grimshaw;
Portraits. Pictorial works. Nonprojected graphic
1 drawing on cardboard mount : charcoal, hand-col. ; 16 5/8 x 13 1/4 in.
Grimshaw, William Robinson,, 1826-1881--Portraits Bookkeepers--California--Sacramento--Pictorial works British Americans--California--Pictorial works Lawyers--California--Sacramento Teachers--California Pioneers--California Sacramento (Calif.)--Pictorial works Portrait drawings Charcoal drawings.--gmgpc