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Miner with Pick and Suspenders

Miner with Pick and Suspenders
Unknown Maker, Miner with Pick and Suspenders, Half plate daguerreotype. Collection of W. Bruce Lundberg
    This portrait, unlike others that appear a bit more spruced-up, gives the sense that this 49er just walked in off the gold fields to have his picture taken.
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