1 photograph : ambrotype ; ninth plate, visible image 5.1 x 4 cm.
The Bancroft Library
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: clear glass with asphaltum backing, face slightly hand colored. Mat: plain oval. Preserver: decorative. Seal: original (removed and resealed).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: Young Farm Couple (Rinhart no. 19). Material: thermoplastic. Dimensions: 7.5 x 6.4 cm. Pad: reddish purple velvet with embossed motif. Notes: A.P. Critchlow & Co. Notes: spine label - 579 (from prior owner).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Fragment of salted paper photographic portrait which had been used as an image well lining has been removed and sleeved separately. In case well: A.P. Critchlow & Co., / Manufactures of / Daguerreotype Cases. / A.P.C. & Co. / are the original Inventors of the / Composition for the Union Case, (so called,) including all the various shades / of color and fineness of texture pecu/ liar to then manufacture and of the / Embracing Riveted Hinges, thus / securing them from breaking out / as do others that are inserted / with or without a metal brace ./ Hinge Patented / Oct. 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857. Note (typewritten): The statistical facts regarding my husband's grandfather, Louis Braverman, are as follows: He was born in Prussia in 1825, came to San Francisco in 1850, attracted by the gold rush, and opened the first jewelry and watchmaking store in San Francisco. In 1855 he married Miss Fanny Wormser, of the same Wormser family of the Sussman & Wormser firm (S & W wholesale grocery label). He died in 1909. (handwritten): Louis Braverman was grandfather of Mr. A.O. Binswanger, 2014 N.W. Glisan St., Portland, 9, Oregon.</physfacet>;;;
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