[Henry Robinson's store in a California mining town.]
BANC PIC 19xx.072--CASE
1 photograph: daguerreotype; half plate, visible image 10.1 x 13.2 cm.
Right-reading view of a small town at the foot of a large hill, under a cloudy sky. Numerous business signs visible. Prominent
at center is Robinson & Co. Other signs read: R. Barnes & Co. Cottage House Boarding and Lodging, Exchange Hotel, Sierra Hotel,
Bakery, [?] Hotel, Polka, Vins & Liqueurs, [?] Bakery.
Image Package Note:
Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative (removed and stored separately).
Container or Case Note:
Type: case. Motif: geometric - arabesque? Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 15.2 x 12.2 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed
motif. Notes: unusual case design. Same case found on BANC PIC 1986.017:001.
Although identified by accompanying note as Henry Robinson's store in Marysville, the geography is that of a town in the Sierra
foothills. Topography is similar to Mormon Bar.
Cities and towns