Content/DescriptionFour miners with picks and shovels work a bank of earth. A small flume comes to their claim from the right of the image, and the cabins of a mining town are visible in the background. The view has a vertical (or portrait) orientation.
[Gold miners at work with a mining town in background.] (Full view of open case and image.)
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Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections, circa 1845-circa 1870
BANC PIC 2002.095--CASE
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; half plate, visible image 12 x 9 cm.
The Bancroft Library
<physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, cover glass, preserver. Mat: oval, decorative gold foil with floral scroll motif. Preserver: decorative, unusually thick.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">"Type: case. Motif: book-style, floral, with word "MIZPAH" (Hebrew for good fortune) printed on spine. Material: lacquered papier-mache with mother of pearl inlay. Dimensions: 15.9 x 12.9 cm. Pad: red velvet with embossed urn and flower motif."</physfacet>;;;
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