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    Early Painting of a Subterranean Gold Mine. On a page from a ledger, 8" x 12.5". The painting, executed in pen, ink, and watercolor, shows a deep shaft with three miners below ground. One miner is pushing a fully loaded ore car, while the other two miners swing picks. Two miners are hauling a load of ore for the smelter, a large gold nugget on the top of the bucket. Through the open door of the smelting house, a stack of gold is clearly visible. A fine early primitive mining painting.

    Condition: Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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