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[Charles Hayden Gray portrait photographs].
BANC PIC 2016.009--CASE
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Title:

[Charles Hayden Gray portrait photographs]

Creator/Contributor:

Gray, Charles Hayden, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Includes 4 cased daguerreotype portraits of Charles Hayden Gray (nos. 1-4), one of which depicted a second person who was erased from the image. Portraits show Gray's gradual change in appearance from clean-shaven, well-groomed youth to long-haired, unkempt gold-miner. Also includes 1 double ambrotype case containing portraits of Gray's parents Susan Getchell Gray and Edward Gray (nos. 5-6); and 1 cased daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified woman (no. 7).

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Gray, Charles Hayden -- Portraits
Gold miners -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
A photographer's name appears on one case (no. 7): North, Artist, Cleveland. Other photographers unknown.
RESTRICTED CASED PHOTOGRAPHS: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Charles Hayden Gray portrait photographs, BANC PIC 2016.009, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from William Reese ; 2015.
Gray's original ticket for 1852 passage on clipper ship Governor Morton transferred to The Manuscript Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 2015/36).
Born 1831; sailed to California in 1852 to become a gold miner; married E.C. Sawyer in 1855; later listed as a merchant in Eden, Alameda County, California.

Type:

graphic
Daguerreotypes.
Ambrotypes.

Physical Description:

photoprint
7 photographs in 1 box : chiefly daguerreotypes ; plates chiefly 80 x 70 mm (sixth plate format)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2016.009--CASE

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED CASED PHOTOGRAPHS: Use only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.