The Weber Murphy Family Album [titled The Weber Murphy Family Photographic Archive on the boxes]

The Weber Murphy Family Album [titled The Weber Murphy Family Photographic Archive on the boxes]
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Stockton: 1992. Two boxes, large 4to, 12 1/2 x 11 ins., containing 51 reproductions from original daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, and other formats, mounted and preserved in mylar sleeves. In perfect condition, contained in red cloth boxes. Only edition of these fine reproductions of some of the rarest early material about Stockton and its founding families. This set is one of five sets made for the Cole family and copy #3 of 22 sets in all; Geraldine Cole was a direct descendant of Capt. Weber. The other four sets have been retained by the family. Loosely inserted are descriptive text leaves by Prof. Daniel Kasser and others about the importance of the collection. "It represents a rare, nearly unique vision of facets from a family album... To the City of Stockton and the State of California they represent a regional treasure... Unique in and to their time, many of these images qualify as national treasures." (Kasser). In all, a complete set of the material including the 6 supplementary leaves of text, errata etc. (Item Id: 122417)

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