1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 11.2 x 8.2 cm.
The Bancroft Library
Accompanying notes from a previous owner indicate uncertainty as to location. It was thought to be a view of Coloma, but there is disagreement whether this type of water-wheel was present there. Dutch Claim at Poverty Bar has been suggested as a likely location. <physfacet label="Image Package Note">Original component parts: plate, mat, preserver. Plate: clear glass with asphaltum backing. (Later cloth backing removed and stored separately.) Mat: rectangular (double elliptical). Cover glass: added glass. Preserver: decorative.</physfacet>;;;<physfacet label="Container or Case Note">Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 15.2 x 12.1 cm. Pad: green velvet with embossed motif. Note: case in poor condition, with cover unhinged.</physfacet>;;;
Image 2: [California gold rush era river mining scene.] (Detail.)
Image 2: BANC PIC 1995.045––DIG
ProvenanceFormerly in the John Dench[?] collection.
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