[View of mining activities near Chinese Camp on the Tuolumne River, with Harvey Myron Sampson and Jeremiah Sampson.]
BANC PIC 1969.040--CASE
1 photograph: daguerreotype; quarter plate, visible image 9 x 6.4 cm.
Image includes three men and a horse and cart. Men work at the base a high embankment, and the two-wheeled cart has been backed
up to the edge of the bank above them. A sluice box and a cradle or rocker are visible in the foreground.
Image Package Note:
Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Plate: gold in pan hand colored. Mat: rectangular (double elliptical).
Cover glass: replaced glass. Preserver: textured.
Container or Case Note:
Type: half case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 12 x 9.5 cm.
Tarnish lines from three cracks in original cover glass are visible on the bottom half of the plate.
Carts & wagons
Gold mines and mining