A Prospecting Party

Description (Brief)
Black and white print on blue paper depicting four scenes of prospecting miners. "Starting" shows them on a trail with a pack mule, "Not Even The Colour" shows them panning for gold, "The End of The Mule" depicts the mule falling off a cliff, and "Returning" shows the miners in tatered clothing walking towards a building. This is an unused folded letter sheet with the image on its first page.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
n.d.
maker
Britton & Rey
place made
United States: California, San Francisco
Measurements
image: 7 1/8 in x 9 5/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 24.4475 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3813
catalog number
60.3813
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Livestock
Comic prints
Communication, letter writing
Miners
Architecture, Domestic Buildings
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Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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