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Image courtesy of: Online Archive of California   (Accession Number 1905.17175:96)
Photographers number:1415
Title:English Dam from the East, Nevada County
Inscription:Recto mount on pasted paper label, centered below image: English Dam {East},/Nevada County, California, with 1415 Watkins’ New Series__427 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
Date Photographed: 1879-1881
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 1077
Notes:CMP notes: At least two men, possibly 3, pose atop dam

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Image Size:15 116  x  21 38  in.  (38.3 x 54.3 cm)  —  Horizontal, Rectangle
Mount Size:22  x  28   in.  (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
Provenance to 1900:Phoebe A. Hearst  (source: 1909/Hearst files)

View this image in gallery:Nevada County, California
Link to image source: Image ID:1006625
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