Content/DescriptionView of mining site with men working alongside large water wheels and elaborate pumping equipment. Several figures push wheelbarrows, and others pose standing on wooden structures above excavation.
[Riverbed mining operation.]
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 10 x 13.5 cm.
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<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Cover glass: replaced glass? Preserver: decorative (removed and stored separately).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric -- leaf scroll. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 15.3 x 12 cm. Pad: green velvet with embossed motif. Notes: spine label - 706 (from prior owner).</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Marks, Inscriptions and Accompanying Material">"Accompanying note (handwritten, modern, by collector Zelda Mackay): Elaborate operations of a "Gold Rush Company", California about 1852."</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: [Riverbed mining operation.] (Detail.)
Image 2: BANC PIC 1905.16242:095––DIG
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