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Title
[Mr. & Mrs. H. A. Benson & son Charles]
Creator
Hamilton, C. F
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1854 and 1858?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
Restricted original. Use viewing prints only, shelved in the Portrait File.
Use of original by permission of the Manager of the California History Room.
Description
DAG-0130
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BENSON, H. A. (MR. & MRS. & SON CHARLES)
Image package: Plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: decorative oval brass. Preserver: decorative.
Case: leather (hinge broken); 6 x 4 3/4 in. Motif: floral. Pad: embossed brown velvet.
Seated portrait of Mrs. (left) & Mr. H.A. Benson (right) with son Charles (center) in long white dress.
Restricted original. Use viewing prints only, shelved in the Portrait File.
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Benson, H. A."; accession number 2000-0198 through 2000-0201.
Negatives, No. 26,519a-f (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Type
image
Format
Portraits.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : ambrotype, half plate ; visible image 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001379291CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-2544
Subject
Benson, H. A.--Portraits
Pioneers--California
Children--Clothing & dress
Families--Portraits
Mothers & children--Portraits
Ambrotypes
Group portraits
Photographic prints
Place
California

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