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[Adams & Co. Express building, Coloma, Calif.]
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1854]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections
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Gift, in 1963, of Robert A. Waring, grandson of A.A. Van Guelder.
Reference to this photograph is made in Robert Waring's typsecript article on Van Guelder family history in Coloma: Coloma and "Little Mel" and the California Gold Rush (BANC MSS C-D 5194)
View of building bearing sign: Adams & Cos. Express. Three men stand in front along covered sidewalk. At left stands Abraham A. Van Guelder, who worked in the Adams Express office. Building to right bears sign "Restaurant Francais" and sign to left advertises works of art for sale and reads "… Art Union … A $[ ]000 Ingot of GOLD. Largest Diamond in the United States. Paintings! Diamond Work… Costly Works of Art & C... [No Charge?] to [ ] Artists. [ ] Dollar per [ ]".
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 8.9 x 12.1 cm.
BANC PIC 1905.17127--CASE
Cities and towns
Commercial buildings
Coloma (Calif.)
Pictorial works