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1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.
Waist-length portrait of an 18 year old woman seated in a high-backed decorative wooden chair facing right, looking out; plaid dress with puffy sleeves, lace color and cuffs; brooch painted gold.
Image Package Note:
Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Plate: possibly Cuttings Patent process, with backing glass adhered to plate; tinted (slightly hand-colored). Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.
Case or Exterior Container Note:
Type: no case.
General Administrative Note:
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: BLAKE-ALVERSON, (MRS.) MARGARET C
Similar portrait available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Blake-Alverson, Margaret #56". No negatives on file.
Cased photographs selected from the collections of the California History Section of the California State Library
California State Library, California History Room
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