Starkweather, Joseph B., photographer (attributed to) (photographer)
1 photograph : daguerreotype ; quarter plate, visible image 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.
View of Afro-American gold miner holding a shovel at sluice box.
Image Package Note:
Original component parts: plate, cover glass, preserver. Preserver: decorative.
Case or Exterior Container Note:
Type: case. Motif: geometric. Material: leather over wood. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 4 ¾ in. Pad: embossed red faux-velvet. Notes:
General Administrative Note:
DAGUERREOTYPE-V: MINES & MINING: GOLD: SCENES FROM DAGUERREOTYPES #4: AUBURN RAVINE IN 1852] C
Copy prints available for viewing filed in the Photograph File under "Mines & Mining: Gold: Scenes from Daguerreotypes #4:
Auburn Ravine in 1852". Accession #s 1994-0329 through 1994-0334 and 2000-0088 through 2000-0091.
Negatives, No. 913 (4x5 in.) B/W; 26,270a-i (4x5 in.) B/W, color, and color transparencies.
This image has occassionally been published bearing the title "Andy at the sluice box", which appears to have originated with
copy photographs captioned in the 1920's by California historian Albert Dressler. The subject's name is not known.