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Title
Welcome Nugget
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1860]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1998-0631
PRINTS-F-SIZE: ADVERTISEMENTS: T. C. WILLIAMS CO. (TOBACCO)
View of a miner with hat, red scarf, and knee high boots, holding a very large gold nuggett in one hand and a pick ax in the other saying, "Jack! Look at this."; in the background, miner pushing ore car on raised tracks (right), miners walking with tools; buildings behind; text on print: "T. C. Williams Co. Manufacturers Virginia U.S.A. and "As the Welcome Nugget weighing 2217 oz. exceeds in purity & value, any lump of gold ever found. So this brand surpasses in quality any tobacco made."
Negative, no. 27,068 (4 x 5 in.).
Type
image
Format
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 print : lithograph, col. ; 13 3/8 x 6 3/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001377894CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-1122
Language
English
Subject
Advertisements--California
Miners--California
Tobacco package labels
Prints
Lithographs
Place
California

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