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The Mining Business in Four Pictures

The Mining Business in Four Pictures

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print depicting four views of life in the California mining business: "Going into it" shows two miners with prospecting gear; "Making Something" shows them discovering gold in a pan; "Making Nothing" depicts them beside a large empty hole; "Going out of it" depicts them walking toward town.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
Date made
n.d.
maker
Britton & Rey
place made
United States: California, San Francisco
Measurements
image: 7 3/4 in x 9 7/8 in; 19.685 cm x 25.0825 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3878
catalog number
60.3878
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Comic prints
Architecture, Domestic Buildings
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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