"Actual size of a gold nugget, taken from Farncomb hill."

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cou-bha BHA.0006-022

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"Actual size of a gold nugget, taken from Farncomb hill."


  • circa 1880s-1903 (Creation)


1 board-like album page, 14 x 10.75 inches; 1 mounted photograph, 9 x 7 inches

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136-ounce mass of crystalized gold from the Gold Flake vein on Farncomb Hill called "Tom's Baby". Found on July 23, 1887 by Harry Lytton and Tom Groves outside of Breckenridge, Colorado. Title quoted from handwritten caption on card mount: "Actual size of a gold nugget, taken from Farncomb hill."

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This digital object has no restrictions and is free to use. Click on the image to open in a new window, then right click to download. Credit: "J. Frank Willis Photograph Album. Breckenridge History, Colorado."

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URI: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

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4.9 MiB

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