Finding Aid to the Group of Miners daguerreotype DAG 9G

Jaime Henderson, 2018
California Historical Society
October 2018
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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