Content/DescriptionHalf length portrait, with arms folded across chest.
[Captain John Rogers Cooper (1792-1872), brother-in-law of Mariano Vallejo.]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
BANC PIC 2000.047--CASE
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 9.4 x 7 cm.
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Biographical NoteAlso known as Juan Bautista Rogers Cooper, Cooper was born in England and raised in Massachusetts. He came to California as master of the ship Rover, and was a pre-gold rush pioneer of the Monterey, Califonia vicinity. He married Encarnaci/ac\on Vallejo, sister of Mariano G. Vallejo. His half brother was California pioneer Thomas O. Larkin.
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Mat: plain oval.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Accompanied by note (handwritten, early) according to auction catalog (not found upon receipt or during conservation April 2000).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: floral - Spray of Roses (Rinhart no. 131). Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 11.8 x 9.3 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed lyre motif.</physfacet>;;;
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