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Image courtesy of: Online Archive of California   (Accession Number 1905.17175:28)
Photographers number:1049
Title:Santiago Mill, from Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Lyon County, Nevada
Inscription:Recto mount on pasted paper label, centered below image: The Santiago Mill--Carson River. from V. & T.R.R. with series number 1049 and Watkins, Photographer, San Francisco
Date Photographed: 1876
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 1140

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Image Size:15 716  x  21   in.  (39.2 x 53.3 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)

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Link to image source: Image ID:1006689
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