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[Women visiting a river bed mining site] [graphic]
BANC PIC 19xx.247--B
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Title:

[Women visiting a river bed mining site]

Abstract:

View shows flumes in an eroded landscape, with miners holding shovels and mining pans, several gentlemen in top hats, and two ladies, apparently visiting the site. Geographic location is unspecified, but is almost certainly in California's Sierra Nevada mountains.

Date:

ca. 1860? (issued)

Subject:

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Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Photographs
Women -- California -- Sierra Nevada Region (Calif. and Nev.) -- Photographs
Flumes -- California -- Photographs
Miners -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographer unknown.
Image may be an albumen copy print made from an earlier format. Clothing styles may predate 1860.

Type:

graphic
Albumen prints.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 mounted photographic print : albumen ; image 26 x 31 cm, mount 36 x 46 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.247--B

Origin:

California