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George Tom

Letter George Tom to his brother Daniel Tom 1855 Place made: San Francisco, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: photographs, daguerreotype case 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.
Dimensions: 2.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.753.4