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Gold & Other Minerals

Looking for gold (1)

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This photograph shows a man sitting on the bank of a stream, sifting through gravel and mud in a sluice box or rocker, the favoured method of recovering gold in Wanlockhead and the Leadhills area. 

Place of Production:
Leadhills, Lanarkshire
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
length 240mm, width 191mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
PP/Mining&Quarrying/2
Digital Number:
DMPG003n
Creation Date:
1950s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council