1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 8.6 x 11.9 cm.
The Bancroft Library
Date NoteInscribed on plate. <physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass. Mat: plain rectangular (double elliptical).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric / floral with figs Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 15 x 11.7 cm. Pad: reddish purple velvet with embossed urn and flower motif.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Inscribed on plate: J.Y. Hutchins & Co. June 5, 1852. Platemark: [double, under eagle]. Accompanying note (modern): Group of Gold Rush miners under leadership of J.Y. Hutchins & Co., working at diggings along the American River, June 5, 1852. Notice Sluice-box, screen, gold pan, shovels, tents, etc.</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: [Mining claim along the American River...] (Detail - plate mark.)
Image 2: Content/DescriptionDuring treatment: daguerreotype plate maker's mark, with "40", and "Double" under an eagle. (Scanned from a 35mm slide.)
Image 2: BANC PIC 1905.16242:083––NEG
Image 3: [Mining claim along the American River...] (Detail.)
Image 3: BANC PIC 1905.16242:083––DIG
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