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[Gold washers at Mokelumne River in California]
Rottmann, Ad. (active ca. 1850), artist
Date Created and/or Issued
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Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Scene in small river valley with high mountains in distance; few men are panning in river, man with donkey at left, two men digging at right. Settlement of several homes/tents in valley (Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras County?).
Printed title (LC): Die Goldwäscher am Mokelumne River/in Californien. Printed (UL): Ms C.L. No. 1374; (MR): Ad. Rottmann, sc.; (LL): Aus. d. Kunstanst d. Bibl. Inst. in Hildbh; (LR): Eigenthum d. Verleger. Date based on biographical note in Hughes. Inscriptions in German.
Print on paper: engraving, hand colored 15.4 x 23.3 cm.
BANC PIC 1963.002:0249--A
California, Northern
Frontier & pioneer life
Gold rushes

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