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Title
[Thomas Potomac Littlefield]
Date Created and/or Issued
[18--]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Bust-length portrait.
1990-1675.
Thomas D. Littlefield;
Born in Brunswick, Maine in 1826. Was sailor and machinist. Came to California in 1849 where spent time in mines. Eventually settled in Sacramento, where was engineer on river steamers running the Sacramento River between 1850 and 1890 (steamer Dover, H.T. Clay among others). Worked for Steamship Navigation Company, Sacramento Transportation Company. Died in 1902.
Type
image
Format
Portraits.
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 drawing : charcoal ; 20 x 16 1/8 in.
Language
English
Subject
Littlefield, Thomas Potomac,, 1826-1902--Portraits
Marine engineers--California--Sacramento--Pictorial works
Pioneers--California--Sacramento
Gold miners--California
Sailors--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Portrait drawings
Charcoal drawings
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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