Content/DescriptionHalf length portrait, with a beard and mustache, wearing a standing collar, and double breasted jacket.
[James King of William (1822-1856).]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
BANC PIC 19xx.490--CASE
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 11.5 x 9 cm.
The Bancroft Library
For two other copies see 1905.16242:096 and the collection of the Oakland Museum of California. Clearly the original was copied numerous times after his shooting in 1856.
Biographical NoteSan Francisco pioneer, banker, and editor of the Evening Bulletin newspaper. Murdered by James Casey in 1856.
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: face slightly hand colored. Mat: plain oval. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Embossed on case pad: R.H. VANCE'S / PREMIUM DAGUERREAN GALLERIES / SAN FRANCISCO / SACRAMENTO / MARYSVILLE.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 15 x 12 cm. Pad: blue velvet with embossed motif.</physfacet>;;;
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