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Title
[William Robinson Grimshaw]
Date Created and/or Issued
[18--]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
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;
Type
image
Format
Portraits.
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 drawing on cardboard mount : charcoal, hand-col. ; 16 5/8 x 13 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001490407CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
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
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)
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