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[Digger squaw at Lassin's Diggins and Johnson's Ranch, California]
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1850]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Two images on one sheet. Upper image: Indian woman wearing grass skirt, grinds acorns in a large conical basket, small child figure stands behind her. Lower image: camp site with tents, well and wagon.
Supplied title. Handwritten (UL): Digger squaw, at Lassin's Diggins pounding acorns for bread...; (LL): High hill of the coast ranges 12; (LR): Johnson's Ranch, 50 ms from Sacramento City, west side of Sacramento River going up valley. The group of drawings 1963.002:0283 - 1963.002:0301 appear to be related. Some share stylistic, physical, and topical characteristics and may have came from the same source. For more information see Inventory Sheets.
Drawing on paper: ink and pencil 28 x 22 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:0284--B
California, Northern
Clothing & dress
Indians of North America
Manners & customs

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