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[between ca. 1854 and 1856]
1 photograph : ambrotype ; sixth plate, visible image 2 1/2 x 2 in.
Seated portrait of a man with small chin beard, no mustache, his arms resting on the arms of the chair.
Image Package Note:
Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Plate: clear glass with brown velvet backing. Mat: nonpareil. Preserver: decorative.
Case or Exterior Container Note:
Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 3 ¾ x 3 ¼ in. Pad: embossed red velvet.
General Administrative Note:
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: HAYS, DAVID.
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Portrait File under "Hays, David"; accession numbers 1994-0162 and 1994-0163.
Negatives, No. 24,109a-c (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparency.
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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