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LL/68803
William Shew
Studio portrait of a man resting against a column
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Andrea Cesari
 
LL/68803

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LL/99482
William Shew
Studio portrait of two girls
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/99482

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LL/95645
William Shew
Two standing men
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/95645

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LL/15893
William Shew
Untitled image showing the exterior of Shew's establishment, with a man and two ladies seen in a window, possibly, or perhaps, Shew with wife and daughter.
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Jefferson Stereoptics
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, Tue, Dec 12, 2006 & Thu, Dec 14, 2006, # 06-4, Lot 358)
 
LL/15893

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LL/15894
William Shew
Untitled image showing the exterior of Shew's establishment, with a man and two ladies seen in a window, possibly, or perhaps, Shew with wife and daughter.
n.d.
Stereocard, detail
 
Jefferson Stereoptics
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, Tue, Dec 12, 2006 & Thu, Dec 14, 2006, # 06-4, Lot 358)
 
LL/15894

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LL/80323
William Shew
Post mortem portait of a woman
1841 (ca)
Daguerreotype
 
Private collection of Karen Hendrix
 
LL/80323 [Further details available]

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LL/101891
William Shew
[Mining scene in rocky diggings near Lincoln, California, with 39 miners.]
1849-1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype
 
Bancroft Library, University of California Berkely
BANC PIC 1905.16242:075--CASE
 
LL/101891 [Further details available]

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LL/101892
William Shew
[Mining scene in rocky diggings near Lincoln, California, with 39 miners.]
1849-1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype
 
Bancroft Library, University of California Berkely
BANC PIC 1905.16242:075--CASE
 
LL/101892 [Further details available]

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LL/53394
William Shew
Shew's Daguerreian Saloon, San Francisco
1851
Daguerreotype
 
Oakland Museum of California
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Willard M. Nott and Dr. Paul Schuster Taylor, A77.121
 
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LL/53395
William Shew
Shew's Daguerreian Saloon, San Francisco
1851
Daguerreotype
 
Oakland Museum of California
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Willard M. Nott and Dr. Paul Schuster Taylor, A77.121
 
LL/53395

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LL/38425
William Shew
Untitled (Shew's Daguerreian Saloon, San Francisco)
1851
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate
4.313 x 5.5 ins.
 
Oakland Museum of California
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Willard M. Nott and Dr. Paul Schuster.
 
LL/38425 [Further details available]

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LL/74415
William Shew
Placer mining near Hangtown, California
1851 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate
9.5 x 12.9 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of the 3M Foundation, ex-collection Louis Walton Sipley, 1977.0243.0013
 
LL/74415

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LL/66016
William Shew
Panorama of San Francisco, California
1852 (ca)
Daguerreotype, one plate from a five plate panorama
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins (16.51 x 21.59 cm)
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Kenneth E. Behring Center, Id number: PG*00159, Accession number: 22955, Catalog number: 159
 
LL/66016 [Further details available]

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LL/66017
William Shew
Panorama of San Francisco, California
1852 (ca)
Daguerreotype, one plate from a five plate panorama
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins (16.51 x 21.59 cm)
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Kenneth E. Behring Center, Id number: PG*00159, Accession number: 22955, Catalog number: 159
 
LL/66017 [Further details available]

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LL/66018
William Shew
Panorama of San Francisco, California
1852 (ca)
Daguerreotype, one plate from a five plate panorama
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins (16.51 x 21.59 cm)
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Kenneth E. Behring Center, Id number: PG*00159, Accession number: 22955, Catalog number: 159
 
LL/66018 [Further details available]

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LL/66015
William Shew
Panorama of San Francisco, California
1852 (ca)
Daguerreotype, one plate from a five plate panorama
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins (16.51 x 21.59 cm)
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Kenneth E. Behring Center, Id number: PG*00159, Accession number: 22955, Catalog number: 159
 
LL/66015 [Further details available]

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LL/66014
William Shew
Panorama of San Francisco, California
1852 (ca)
Daguerreotype, one plate from a five plate panorama
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins (16.51 x 21.59 cm)
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Kenneth E. Behring Center, Id number: PG*00159, Accession number: 22955, Catalog number: 159
 
LL/66014 [Further details available]

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LL/66013
William Shew
Panorama of San Francisco, California
1852 (ca)
Daguerreotype, five plate panorama
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins (16.51 x 21.59 cm) (each plate)
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Kenneth E. Behring Center, Id number: PG*00159, Accession number: 22955, Catalog number: 159
 
LL/66013 [Further details available]

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LL/73961
William Shew
Two brothers
1865, 30 November (tax revenue stamp on back)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/73961 [Further details available]

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LL/99483
William Shew
Backmark for "W M. Shew, 423 Montgomery Street, San Francisco"
n.d.
Carte de visite, back
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/99483

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LL/78670
William Shew
Backmark for "William Shew, 423 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CAL."
n.d.
Carte de visite, back
 
Private collection of Will Layfield
 
LL/78670 [Further details available]

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LL/95646
William Shew
Backmark for "Wm. Shew's Photographic Establishment, No. 523 Kearny Street, San Francisco"
n.d.
Carte de visite, back
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/95646

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LL/68804
William Shew
Label for "Wm. Shew, 423 Montgomery St, San Francisco"
n.d.
Carte de visite, back
 
Private collection of Andrea Cesari
 
LL/68804

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LL/80324
William Shew
Interior of a daguerreotype case "Wm. Shew, Miniature Case Maker, and Dealer in Daguerreotype Apparatus and Materials, Court Street, Opposite the Head of Hanover St. Boston."
1841 (ca)
Daguerreotype, case
 
Private collection of Karen Hendrix
 
LL/80324

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LL/73962
William Shew
Backmark for "W M. Shew, 423 Montgomery Street, San Francisco" with tax revenue stamp
1865, 30 November (tax revenue stamp)
Carte de visite, back
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/73962

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LL/90844
William Shew
1. Wahla, chief of the Yuba tribe, - civilized and employed by Mr. S. Brannan, 2. A partly civilized Indian. 3. A wild Indian. - From daguerreotypes by Mr. W. Shew.
1855
Book illustration
 
Hathi Trust
 
LL/90844 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Ambrotypes - Marketing: Cased photographs
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Revenue stamps during the American Civil War
Art - Paintings and prints based on photographs or vice versa
California - Californian Gold Rush (1848-1855)
California - Introduction to photography in California
Cased photographs - Marketing: Cased photographs
Cases - Marketing: Cased photographs
Children - Boys wearing dresses
Columns, plinths and pedestals - Props, accessories and novelties: Columns, plinths and pedestals
Daguerreotypes - Californian Gold Rush (1848-1855)
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Panoramas
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Daguerreotypes - Marketing: Cased photographs
Dating photographs - Revenue stamps during the American Civil War
Dead - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Events - Californian Gold Rush (1848-1855)
Exteriors of photographic studios - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Fashion - Boys wearing dresses
Itinerant photographers - Railroad photograph cars and studios on trains
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Introduction to photography in California
Landscape - Daguerreotypes: Panoramas
Marketing - Marketing: Cased photographs
Marketing - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Mining and extraction - Californian Gold Rush (1848-1855)
Mining and extraction - Miners
Mobile studios - Railroad photograph cars and studios on trains
Occupational - Miners
Panoramas - Daguerreotypes: Panoramas
Peoples of the world - Enhanced reality and peoples of the world
Photographic studios - Photographs of the exteriors of nineteenth century photographic shops and studios
Photography assimilated into popular culture - Introduction to popular culture and photography
Propaganda - Introduction to propaganda
Props - Props, accessories and novelties: Columns, plinths and pedestals
Railroad photograph cars and studios on trains - Railroad photograph cars and studios on trains
Railways - Railroad photograph cars and studios on trains


 
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