A NEVADA SILVER MINE - CHANGING THE SHIFT.

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Paul Frenzeny

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A Nevada Silver Mine - Changing the Shift.

Wood engraving with modern handcoloring, Aug. 25, 1877.
Image size 10 13/16 x 9 1/8" (274 x 231 mm) plus masthead.
Good condition with modern hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 14665
Price: $85.00
Publisher : Published for Harper's Weekly, New York.
When a few prospecters on their way to California stopped off in the mountains of Nevada, they found the mining of gold there to be hindered by a heavy blue sand clogging their sluice boxes. Upon inspection, it turned out this "sand" was silver and a new mother lode was discovered. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Trades And Industries

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