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Title
[City Hotel, Coulterville, California.]
Date Created and/or Issued
[1860]
Publication Information
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Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Cased photographs and related images from The Bancroft Library pictorial collections
Rights Information
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Description
Coulterville had two hotels: Wagoner's Hotel and the City Hotel. The City Hotel was known for its waterwheel powered by two Newfoundland dogs.
Weave of cloth backing is visible at top, under abraded surface. It is unclear whether the image is a pannotype (collodion positive on cloth) adhered to a cover glass OR a standard ambrotype on glass with a cloth backing adhered to the emulsion side of the plate. The result is an integrated plate in which the glass and fabric are fully incorporated. Since there appears to be emulsion on the glass (visible at the edges), an ambrotype with fabric backing is suggested.
Date from auction catalog description.
View of building with several men standing on the bottom front porch, and one man standing on the second story porch. Sign over porch reads "City Hotel".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : ambrotype?; half plate, visible image 8.8 x 11.5 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/28722/bk0000z0m3k
BANC PIC 2000.048--CASE
brk00040620_8a.tif
Subject
Men
Buildings
Commercial buildings
Mining districts
Hotels