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Image courtesy of: Online Archive of California   (Accession Number 1957.028:21)
Photographers number:1320
Title:Contention Mill, Contention, Arizona Territory
Inscription:Recto mount on pasted paper label, centered below image: Contention Mill, Contention, Arizona. / No. 1320. Watkins’ New Series, 427 Montgomery St., S.F.
Date Photographed: 1880
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 1223

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Medium:Albumen
Image Size:15 12  x  21   in.  (39.4 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: Unknown/markings on verso mount)

View this image in gallery:Arizona and Montana
Link to image source:http://oac.cdlib.org/ark:/28722/bk0003d2x0m/?brand=oac4
CarletonWatkins.org Image ID:1006772
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