Content/DescriptionSeveral people are on the porch of the hotel, and three wagons or carriages are in front. A donkey is in the LL corner, and as another animal crosses the road. A row of trees planted with fences around them in LR corner.
[View of the National Hotel, Forbestown, California.]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
BANC PIC 1905.10710--CASE
1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 10 x 13 cm.
The Bancroft Library
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, backing board. Plate: clear glass with black velvet backing and backing board from a cigar box (removed and stored separately). Trees hand colored. Cover glass: added glass.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral (front), geometric (back). Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 14.9 x 11.8 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed motif. Notes: front has different motif from back. 14.9 x 11.2 cm.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">"Backing board panel from cigar box is stencilled with "Maduro"."</physfacet>;;;
ProvenanceReceived with the DeWitt Clinton Gaskill letters (BANC MSS C-B 565), purchased Feb. 1955.
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