The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Mining camp]

Object Details

Title:

[Mining camp]

Artist/Maker:

Unknown maker, American

Culture:

American

Date:

about 1870–1880

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.719.5

Dimensions:

17.5 × 21.6 cm (6 7/8 × 8 1/2 in.)

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Object Description

A group of small buildings, possibly part of a mining camp. In the foreground there is a long pile of rocks under a covered structure. Two men are standing under the covering.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.