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    Unsigned Nome, Alaska Gold Rush Photo. Depicted is a wood frame house surrounded by barren earth. No amenities here. A wooden walkway that connects to the front of the house was undoubtedly needed to avoid becoming stuck in the expanse of mud after rain or snow. The home belonged to Gabe Price, identified on verso as "one of the founders of the gold fields of Nome Alaska." The Prices are shown on the front porch along with Mr. and Mrs. James Tobin according to the period pencil notation. An excellent evocation of the conditions under which these pioneering prospectors lived. Excellent condition but for minor clips on two corners. 10" x 7.875".

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    Auction Dates
    Nov-Dec, 2011
    30th-1st Wednesday-Thursday
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