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English: Mountain camp, Siera [sic] Nevada

Drawing shows a camp in the heart of a forest of tall pines. Covered wagons rest, their wheels nearly hidden by tall grass in the clearing. Men and women cook over a large open fire near a stream in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, having left Susanville, California that morning, on Saturday, August 13, 1859, and made camp here.

MEDIUM: 1 drawing on paper : graphite, ink, and crayon ; 17.7 × 25.3 cm. (sheet).
Date 13 August 1859(1859-08-13)
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Author Daniel A. Jenks (1827–1869)
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