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Title
The miner's Ten Commandments
Creator
Eastman, Harrison (1823-1886), American, artist Anthony & Baker (active 1850s), engraver Sun Print (active ca. 1850), printer
Date Created and/or Issued
c1853
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
Eleven marginal views illustrating bad habits of miner including: claim jumping, gambling, household chores, family life, gaming, working, and partnerships. Upper image includes elephant pointing to commandments.
Printed title (MC). Printed (within some images): H. Eastman, del; Anthony & Baker. Printed (LC): Sun print, San Francisco/Entered... 1853 by James M. Hutchings... California, Orders, pre-paid, addressed Box H, Placerville, El Dorado Co[unty], Cal[ifornia]. Each image numbered.
Type
image
Format
Print on tinted paper: wood engraving 28.5 x 23.4 cm., image on sheet 28.5 x 46.8 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf1m3nb3dp
BANC PIC 1963.002:0093 (variant 2)--B
Subject
Animals
Frontier & pioneer life
Gold rushes
Manners & customs
Miners
Mining

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