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Photographic views of the Golden Gate Mining Claim [and the Golden Feather Mining Claim] situated on Feather River, Butte County, Cal. [graphic] /
BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 1; BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 2; BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 3; BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 4; ...
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Title:

Photographic views of the Golden Gate Mining Claim [and the Golden Feather Mining Claim] situated on Feather River, Butte County, Cal

Creator/Contributor:

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916, creator

Creator/Contributor:

McLaughlin, Frank, Major, 1840?-1907

Creator/Contributor:

Sanborn, Warren G.

Abstract:

A portfolio of two related sets of riverbed mining views on the Feather River in Butte County, California. These views constitute C.E. Watkins' last known commercial commission and were taken in November, 1891. The mammoth-size albumen prints from wet plate negatives document river diversion, flumes, dams, and the mining of the dry riverbed. The first 20 views are of the Golden Gate claim, and the final 8 view are of the Golden Feather claim.

Date:

1891 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Golden Gate Mining Claim -- Pictorial works
Golden Feather Mining Claim -- Pictorial works
Gold mines and mining -- California -- Butte County -- Photographs
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Photographs

Note:

by Carleton E. Watkins.
Title from captions of printed lists of contents accompanying the plates.
Accompanied by supplement of plans, including blueprints of Golden Feather Mining Claim, dated 1891.
Photographs originally in presentation portfolio with "Warren G. Sanborn Compliments of Frank McLaughlin 1891" in gold on cover. Now housed separately.
All photographic prints except nine are duplicated in the Hearst Mining Collection of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1905.17175)
RESTRICTED ORIGINALS. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Shelved as BANC PIC 19xx.197--PIC : Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Type:

graphic
Blueprints.
Plans.
Albumen prints.
Mammoth plates.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
28 mounted photographic prints : albumen ; mounts 57 x 73 cm., images 42 x 55 cm. or smaller + 1 portfolio (13 plans and blueprints)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 1
BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 2
BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 3
BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB Box 4
BANC PIC 19xx.197--ffALB

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED ORIGINALS. USE VIEWING PRINTS ONLY: Shelved as BANC PIC 19xx.197--PIC : Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.