1 photograph : daguerreotype ; sixth plate, visible image 6.8 x 5.4 cm.
The Bancroft Library
Butler's diary has been published as: Journal of trip to California, April-September 1856, edited and annotated by Marlin L. Heckman. <physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: face slightly hand colored. Mat: decorative oval. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 9.3 x 8.1 cm. Pad: red silk. Notes: case corner damaged. Image package removed and stored separately.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Accompanying note (handwritten, early, laid-in case well): Joseph A. Butler / August 1855 / R.E. Blakey Artist. Plate mark (corner, UR): Scovill Mf'g Co / Extra.</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: [Joseph A. Butler.] (during)
Image 2: Content/DescriptionDuring treatment: daguerreotype plate mark of Scovill Manufacturing Co. (Scanned from a 35mm slide.)
Image 2: BANC PIC 1963.038––NEG
Image 3: [Joseph A. Butler.] (Before treatment.)
Image 3: Content/DescriptionBefore treatment: housed in case, prior to removal for separate housing. (Scanned from a 35mm slide.)
Image 3: BANC PIC 1963.038––NEG (trans.)
ProvenanceReceived with 1856 manuscript diary of Butler's journey from Illinois to California. (BANC MSS C-F 25.)
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