Baring, Maine, United States of America 1825
New York City, New York, United States of America 1876
- 1846 Boston
1847-50 travelled in Chile
1850 Peru, Panama, Mexico
1850-63 San Francisco & Calif. gold fields
1865 New York
Six gold nuggets
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: accompanying letter is dated 1855
Materials & Technique:
photographs, gold Support: a-d daguerreotype 3 x 2.5 in, tin pan, gold nuggets, ms letter on paper
Primary Insc: 'Daguerreotype is in original case with the imprint of 'Vance, San Francisco' on the velvet mat of the book form leather covered wooden case.
Secondary Insc: The gold mining pan is tin and has a primitive label which reads "George Tom" in period hand writing.
: Purchased 2006 Accession No
: NGA 2006.753.3