Photographic portrait of Captain William Goodwin Dana, [s.d.]. Dana is shown from his upper torso to his head and is looking straight ahead with his shoulders turned to the right and his head tilted to the right. He is holding a small box in his hand at right. He is wearing a dark jacket, dark bowtie, and lightly-colored shirt. He has wavy gray hair and a stern face. He was born in Boston on May 5, 1797 and died at Nipoma on February 12, 1858. He came to California in 1826 as master of the schooner and shipbuilding. He was baptized into the Catholic church in 1827 and took out the first naturalization papers in 1828. That same year, he married Maria Petra Josefa del Carmen, daughter of Carlos Antonio Carillo, with whom he had 21 children. Dana was a man of excellent character, held a number of local offices, and was grantee of Rancho Nipoma. He was a cousin of Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Photoprint reads: "Captain Ivan Goodwyn Dana".