Title:New works: [photograph album of copper processing]
Creator/Contributor:Smith, R. De. B.
Photographs recording the operations and facilities of an unidentified copper mining and ore processing company in the American
West. Many stages of operation are depicted in detail. Views include machinery, workers, the smelting process, vats of molten
ore, packing and shipping operations, and laboratory facilities. The name R. de B. Smith, embossed on the album cover, can
be located in Anaconda, Montana around 1900, associated with real estate advertisements and mine management.
Date:ca. 1890-1900 (issued)
Copper industry and trade -- Photographs
Copper mines and mining -- Photographs
Ore-dressing plants -- Photographs
Smelting -- Photographs
Main title from cover.
"R. DE. B. SMITH" stamped in gold on cover.
1 album (38 photographic prints) : albumen? ; prints 16 x 21 cm, album 23 x 30 cm.
BANC PIC 1995.044--ALB