Restricted original. Use viewing prints only, shelved in the Portrait File. Use of original by permission of the Manager of the California History Room.
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.
Portraits. Nonprojected graphic
1 photograph : ambrotype, half plate ; visible image 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
Benson, H. A.--Portraits Pioneers--California Children--Clothing & dress Families--Portraits Mothers & children--Portraits Ambrotypes Group portraits Photographic prints