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[California gold rush era river mining scene.]
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1855-1858]
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UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections
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Accompanying notes from a previous owner indicate uncertainty as to location. It was thought to be a view of Coloma, but there is disagreement whether this type of water-wheel was present there. Dutch Claim at Poverty Bar has been suggested as a likely location.
Formerly in the John Dench[?] collection.
Right reading view of a mining site with men stopping work to pose.
1 photograph : ambrotype ; half plate, visible image 11.2 x 8.2 cm.
BANC PIC 1995.045--CASE
Gold mines and mining
Mining districts