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Atotonilco el Chico [Mexico]
Berghes, Carlos de (active ca. 1826), artist
Date Created and/or Issued
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Bancroft Library
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UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Mining operation (as seen from mine Arevalo by artist C. de Berghes) with three men (Indian and/or Mexican) near mineshaft in foreground; view of town situated in hilly tropical landscape in distance; wooden buildings along stream at lower left; detailed rendering of vegetation frames scene; figures, donkeys, etc. Located (according to printed text following title) near amalgamation plant La Purissima, and foundry S. Juan Nepomuceno which belonged to German mining union.
Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Nebst dem, dem Deutschen Bergwerks Verein zugehörigen Amalgamirwerk La Purissima, und Schmelz Hütte S. Juan Nepomuceno/Von der Grube Arevalo aus aufgenommen von C. de Berghes, 1826. Handwritten (on verso): Mining in Mexico. Inscriptions in German.
Drawing on paper: wash 31.5 x 45.6 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:1517--C
Indigenous peoples

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