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Title
1846 Portrait of Eleanor Priscilla Eddy
Contributor
Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998 (collector)
Date Created and/or Issued
1841
1842
1843
1844
1845
1846
1847
1848
1849
1850
1851
Contributing Institution
San José Public Library. California Room
Collection
Historic Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact the California Room: http://www.sjlibrary.org/research/special/ca/contacts_index.htm
Description
Portrait of Eleanor Priscilla Eddy (d. 1847-07-02), wife of William Henry Eddy. The Eddys and their three children (the last one born in California) came west with the Donner Party. Mrs. Eddy and all three children died in the Sierras. Mr. Eddy settled in San Jose. He died in Petaluma in 1859 and was buried in San Jose, at Oak Hill Cemetary.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg2000
Scanned with Epson Perfection V350 Photo Scanner as a 800 dpi TIFF image in 16-bit Grayscale. Compressed into JPEG format and Auto Level image adjustment applied using Photoshop CS2.
Extent
5 x 7 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/arbuckle/id/375
Language
English
Subject
Portraits
Women
Donner Party
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Eddy, Eleanor Priscilla, d. 1847
Place
San Jose
California
Source
Clyde Arbuckle Photograph Collection

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