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Title
[Portrait of James Allen]
Date Created and/or Issued
1855-1855
Publication Information
California State Library
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
Cased photographs selected from the collections of the California History Section of the California State Library
Rights Information
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Description
Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.
Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾ in. Pad: dark green velvet with embossed motif.
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: ALLEN, JAMES C
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Allen, James"; accession numbers 1990-1856; 1994-0059 through 1994-0064.
Negatives, No. 22,583 (4x5 in.) B/W; and no. 24,084a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Neg. 7,101
Handwritten note with the case stating that the daguerreotype was a gift to Mrs. George M. Belden of Canton, Ohio on the occasion of Allen's notification of his election as State Printer of California.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 3 3/8 x 1/2 in.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf2w10027k
DAG-0121
Subject
Pioneers--California
Men
Aged persons