1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate (in quarter plate case), visible image 6.6 x 5.4 cm.
The Bancroft Library
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: plain oval reducing mat. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: Sir Henry Havelock (Krainik no. 24 & Berg no. 1-27). Material: black thermoplastic. Dimensions: 12.5 x 10 cm. Pad: purple velvet with embossed motif. Notes: Littlefield, Parsons, & Co. Notes: spine label - 679 (from prior owner). Case dates from 1857 or later.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">"Blind stamped on mat (LL): Silas Selleck / San Francisco. Printed in case well: Littlefield, Parsons & Co., / -Manufactures of- / Daguerreotype Cases. / L., P. & Co., / Are the sole proprietors and only / legal Manufactures of / Union Cases, with the / Embracing Riveted Hinge. - Patented, Oct. 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857. News clipping (modern): "OFFICERS OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT: Mayor James Van Ness. Treasurer, Wm. M. McKibbin. Comptroller, A.J. Moulder. Marshal, Hampton North. City Attorney, Bailie Peyton. (handwritten) S.F. 1855. Accompanying note (handwritten by collector Zelda Mackay): Andrew J. Moulder. Born 1825 in Washington D.C. Died 1895 in San Francisco. Came in Calif. with the Gold Rush. He was Editor of the S.F. Herald, San Francisco's most flourishing paper from 1850-56 when it failed because it didn't support Vigilance Committee. He became first Calif. Supt. of Public Instruction 1857. Worked eagerly for founding of a university. He helped to found the University of Calif. When it was founded in 1868 he became a member of first board of Regents and first Secretary of Board. He was constantly a public benefactor until his death in 1895."</physfacet>;;;
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