Right reading view of a mining site with men stopping work to pose.
Gold mines and mining
Accompanying notes from a previous owner indicate uncertainty as to location. It was thought to be a view of Coloma, but there
is disagreement whether this type of water-wheel was present there. Dutch Claim at Poverty Bar has been suggested as a likely
Formerly in the John Dench[?] collection.
1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 11.2 x 8.2 cm.
displayLabel="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Plate: clear glass with asphaltum backing.
(Later cloth backing removed and stored separately.) Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Cover glass: added glass. Preserver:
decorative.;;;displayLabel="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions:
15.2 x 12.1 cm. Pad: green velvet with embossed motif. Note: case in poor condition, with cover unhinged.;;
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 1995.045--CASE
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