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Title
[Head of Auburn Ravine, 1852]
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1852]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
Restricted original. Use viewing prints only, shelved in the Photograph File.
Use of original by permission of the Manager of the California History Room.
Description
DAG-0102
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #3: HEAD OF AUBURN RAVINE, 1852
Attributed to Joseph B. Starkweather.
Image package: Plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative
Case: leather; 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. Motif: geometric. Pad: embossed red velvet.
Restricted original. Use viewing prints only, shelved in the Photograph File.
View of seven miners standing next to a sluice box; three white miners standing to the left of the sluice, four Chinese miners standing on the right.
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & Mining: Gold: Scene from Daguerreotypes #3: Head of Auburn Ravine, 1852". Accession #'s 1994-324 through 1994-328; 2000-0082 through 2000-0087.
Negatives, No.912 (4x5 in.) b/w and color transparency; No. 26,269a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : daguerreotype, quarter plate ; visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001379054CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-2305
Subject
Gold mining--California--Auburn Ravine
Gold miners--California--Auburn Ravine
Chinese--Portraits
Sluices--California
Auburn Ravine (Calif.)--Photographs
Placer County (Calif.)--Photographs
Daguerreotypes
Portraits
Photographic prints
Place
California
Auburn Ravine
Auburn Ravine (Calif.)
Placer County (Calif.)

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