Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Photographs of the Mother Lode mining district and petroglyphs in California [graphic]
BANC PIC 1973.065--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs of the Mother Lode mining district and petroglyphs in California

Creator/Contributor:

Hill, Mary, 1923-

Abstract:

Contains copy prints of early views of the New Almaden Quicksilver Mine and placer mining at Soldiers Gulch, Volcano, Amador County; later views (1920's-1950s?) depict mining buildings in Johnsville, Plumas County, and mining equipment, and an oil gusher of the Dudley Ridge Syndicate gas well in Kings County, Calif. Also included are 19th century views of Indian petroglyphs near Swansen, Inyo County, and three postcards showing California towns and localities.

Date:

ca. 1870-ca. 1959 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Photographs
Petroglyphs -- California -- Inyo County -- Photographs
Mining machinery -- California -- Photographs
New Almaden Mines -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers include Mary R. Hill, Walker Cameron and others. Attribution to Mary R. Hill on items may refer to copy photography only, as negative numbers are given for copies of 19th century views.
Includes 2 copy photographs and 3 postcards.
Possibly transferred from the collection: Historic buildings of rhyolite tuff in the Mother Lode of California (BANC MSS 73/122 c:136)

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
15 photographic prints : albumen and b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1973.065--PIC

Origin:

California

Related Item:

Historic buildings of rhyolite tuff in the Mother Lode of California : Hill, Mary R.