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Guide to the Cased photographs selected from the collections of the California History Section of the California State Library
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Description
78 cased photographs selected from the collections of the California State Library. Includes daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes (also called ferrotypes) dating from the late 1840s to the mid-1860s. Subject matter is chiefly portraits of California pioneers and mining scenes, mining districts, and towns of the California gold rush.
Extent
78 photographs (in 74 cases)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Restricted originals. Viewing prints available for most items. Use of originals by permission of the Curator of Special Collections.