Title:Portraits from a Yosemite excursion: including two portraits of Chaffee and Chamberlain
Creator/Contributor:Coffin, Alonzo, 1856-, creator
Creator/Contributor:Fiske, George, 1835-1918
One card-mounted photograph by George Fiske shows Alonzo Coffin, Alfred Ogg, and companions in camp on their 1895 Yosemite
trip. Two real-photo postcards acquired by Coffin depict John Chaffee and Jason Chamberlain seated together on porch and among
a group of elderly Big Oak Flat Road pioneers.
Date:1895-ca. 1900 (issued)
Coffin, Alonzo -- 1856- -- Portraits
Chaffee, John Amos -- 1823-1903 -- Portraits
Ogg, Albert E -- Portraits
Chamberlain, J. P. (Jason P.) -- d.1903 -- Portraits
Chaffee and Chamberlain -- Pictorial works
Pioneers -- California -- Tuolumne County -- Photographs
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Big Oak Flat Road (Calif.)
collected by Alonzo Coffin.
Photographs collected by Alonzo Coffin.
Title and date supplied by cataloger.
John Amos Chaffee and Jason P. Chamberlain were partners in the Gold Rush-era camp of Second Garrote, near present-day Groveland,
in Tuolumne County, Calif. The two gained renown in the story Tennessee's Partner, by Brett Harte, who based the fictional
story on the miners' celebrated friendship.
Transferred from Coffin's typescript entitled: An account of an excursion to Yosemite Valley, June 1 to June 23, 1895 (BANC
MSS C-D 5204).
3 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 19 cm. or smaller.
BANC PIC 1965.039--PIC