[Gold miners at work with a mining town in background.] (Full view of open case and image.)
Four miners with picks and shovels work a bank of earth. A small flume comes to their claim from the right of the image, and
the cabins of a mining town are visible in the background. The view has a vertical (or portrait) orientation.
Pioneers -- California
Gold mines and mining
Diversion structures (Hydraulic engineering)
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 12 x 9 cm.
displayLabel="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: oval, decorative gold
foil with floral scroll motif. Preserver: decorative, unusually thick.;;;displayLabel="Container or Case Note">"Type: case.
Motif: book-style, floral, with word "MIZPAH" (Hebrew for good fortune) printed on spine. Material: lacquered papier-mache
with mother of pearl inlay. Dimensions: 15.9 x 12.9 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed urn and flower motif.";;
Local Call Number:
BANC PIC 2002.095--CASE
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