high sierra

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of two women standing by a stream in a forest landscape. The stream fills the lower portion of the image in the foreground. One woman stands on a log in...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a forest landscape that shows a lake surrounded by pine trees. The horizon line divides the image at center, with a lake in the lower part of the image...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a young woman walking along an unpaved road in a forest landscape. The woman wears a belted light-colored shirt, dark shorts, and a hat with a wide...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a woman standing on the bank of a lake. The woman appears at center in the image wearing a hat with a wide brim and faces away from the camera. she...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a young woman walking along an unpaved road in a forest landscape. The woman wears a belted light-colored shirt, dark shorts, and a hat with a wide...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of two people standing on a snowy patch of ground in a rocky landscape. At middle-ground center, a woman stands in three-quarter profile holding a...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a young woman walking along an unpaved road in a forest landscape. The woman wears a belted light-colored shirt, dark shorts, and a hat with a wide...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of an unpaved road with deep wheel ruts in a forest landscape. The road fills the foreground in the lower part of the image. It extends into the distance...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a snowy mountain landscape. A stream is visible at center right, winding through snow-covered rocky ground. Pine trees appear at middle ground at...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a road in a snowy landscape. The road appears in the foreground at lower left and extends into the distance at center. The road is flanked by pine...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of two people standing on a snowy patch of ground in a rocky landscape. At center, a woman seen in profile crouches near the ground and fills what appears...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of flat muddy ground with multiple tire tracks. A mountain landscape is visible in the distance that fills the upper half of the composition.

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a black and white photonegative of a three early model cars in a snowy landscape. The cars appear at center in the image and are surrounded by pine trees.

1990
 (Two Miners Being Outfitted For the High Sierra)
c. 1856

This tableau depicts two miners, on mules, being outfitted for their journey into the High Sierra. Another man, to the right, poses with paper and pencil in hand, as if tallying up the costs of...

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