1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 9.9 x 6.5 cm.
The Bancroft Library
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: blue cravat, white shirt, and gold watch chain slightly hand colored. Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: textured.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral - A Spray of Roses (Rinhart no. 131). Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 11.8 x 9.5 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed lyre motif. Notes: spine label - 386 (from prior owner).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Plate mark (blind-stamped, bottom, LL): [flat floret]. Accompanying note (handwritten, modern): James Stark, famous early tragedian appeared at the Jenny Lind Theatre in S[an] F[rancisco] in 1850 with Mrs. Kirby (^ his wife) and made his appearance nearly every year in S[an] F[rancisco] during sixties. He was very versatile, and gave the first presentations in S[an] F[rancisco] of many roles, including Brutus, King Lear, Falstaff, Shylock, Hamlet and Richelieu. Additional accompanying note (typed): Fine Daguerreotype of James Stark, tragedian, who built first theatre in San Jose [Calif.].</physfacet>;;;
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