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Group of miners

 Item — Box: 01
Identifier: DAG-9G
One whole-plate daguerreotype measuring 15.5 x 20.5 cm. Plate has been enclosed in a contemporary mount. Group portrait of nine miners, all men. Four men stand at back, five men sit at front. Man at front right holds a book; two men sitting at front hold mining equipment, including a shovel. Portrait was probably taken between 1849 and 1860.

Dates

  • circa 1850s

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

Extent

1 photograph

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown.
Title
Finding Aid to the Group of Miners daguerreotype
Status
completed
Author
Jaime Henderson, 2018
Date
October 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the California Historical Society Repository

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San Francisco CA 94105