Restricted original. Use of original by permission of the Manager of the California History Room.
Image package: Plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: nonpareil brass. Preserver: decorative. Lacks case. Shows various buildings, including barn, figures (some on horseback), fence. Restricted original. Dag-0966. Caspar Ermatinger was born in Berne, Switzerland. Crossed plains to California in 1850 where settled in Sierra County. Worked as butcher in Goodyears Bar and later, La Porte. In 1859 purchased the Mt. Pleasant Ranch from Joachim Duest. Operated as ranch and mountain resort.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
1 photographic print : daguerreotype ; visible image 3 1/4 x 4 3/8 in. in frame 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Ermatinger, Caspar--Homes and haunts--California--Sierra County.--Photographs Ranches--California--Sierra County Mount Pleasant (Calif.)--Photographs Photographic prints Daguerreotypes