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Mining life in California [graphic].
BANC PIC 2009.002--B; BANC PIC 2009.002
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Title:

Mining life in California
Harper's weekly

Abstract:

Two tear sheets with prints illustrating article on lifestyle of gold miners in California. Subjects of illustrations include Chinese miners, miners cooking over campfire in mountains, miners dancing, and miners playing gambling card games Monte and Faro.

Date:

1857 (issued)

Subject:

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Miners -- California -- Pictorial works
Gold miners -- California -- Pictorial works
Chinese -- California -- Pictorial works
Gold miners -- California -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
Card games -- California -- Pictorial works
Gambling -- California -- Periodicals
Gamblers -- California -- Pictorial works

Note:

Artist unknown.
Tear sheets from Harper's Weekly, October 3, 1857 (pp. 631-634). Sheets include text from article: Mining Life in California.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
print
5 prints (on 2 tear sheets) : b&w ; 40 x 29 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2009.002--B
BANC PIC 2009.002

Publisher:

New York (State) unknown place New York : Harper's Weekly