Content/DescriptionView of mining settlement showing buildings in distance and mining equipment and waterwheels along the river's edge. Note small tent to right at base of tree, also visible in 1905.16242:085.
[Settlement and mining operation in Grizzly Flats, El Dorado County, Calif.]
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 8.8 x 12.1 cm.
The Bancroft Library
See also BANC PIC 1905.16242:085, a view taken from a few yards to the right of this vantage point. Date NoteDate based upon Johnson's address. <physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: Washington Monument (Berg no. 4-1). Verso is geometric pattern. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 14.9 x 11.9 cm. Pad: purple velvet with embossed motif and photographer's name. Notes: spine label - 734 (from prior owner).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">Embossed on case pad: Geo. H. Johnson / 83 J. St. / Sacramento / Cal. Accompanying note (handwritten by Zelda Mackay): California Gold Rush Daguerreotype, showing mining settlement and Diggings of Grizzly Flat El Dorado County, about 1850. Daguerreotype taken by Geo. H. Johnson of Sacramento, one of first photographers.</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: [Settlement and mining operation in Grizzly Flats...] (Detail.)
Image 2: BANC PIC 1905.16242:082––DIG
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