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Group of Miners daguerreotype
DAG 9G  
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  • Scope and Content
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
    Title: Group of miners
    Identifier/Call Number: DAG 9G
    Physical Description: 1 photograph
    Date (inclusive): circa 1850s

    Scope and Content

    One whole-plate daguerreotype measuring 15.5 x 20.5 cm. Plate has been enclosed in a contemporary mount. Group portrait of nine miners, all men. Four men stand at back, five men sit at front. Man at front right holds a book; two men sitting at front hold mining equipment, including a shovel. Portrait was probably taken between 1849 and 1860.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Materials in this collection are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]; Group of miners, 1849-1860, DAG 9G; California Historical Society.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Provenance unknown.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gold miners -- California
    Group portraits
    Daguerreotypes