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Title
Making nothing
Creator
Seamon, Victor (active ca. 1853), artist
Date Created and/or Issued
[1853]
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
Two miners near stream bank, one man sitting dejectedly, other man standing with crossed arms before square hole in ground. Pick, shovel, and empty gold pan lay on ground nearby; hills, trees, and cabin with two other miners in far distance.
Handwritten title (LC). Handwritten poem, untitled (on verso). Handwritten (LR, on verso): In memory of [T]essie Killian (modern hand?). See also 1963.002:0223--A, 1963.002:0224--A and 1963.002:0226--A (all are from the same notebook now mounted as group).
Type
image
Format
Drawing on paper: watercolor, pen, and pencil 16.6 x 19.3 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf4c6009hf
BANC PIC 1963.002:0225--A
Subject
Equipment
Gold rushes
Miners
Mining

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