Alonzo J. Doolittle in miner's clothing with a bag of gold
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- [between 1850 and 1855]
Born in Vermont, Alonzo J. Doolittle was a surveyor who came to California in the gold rush. He mapped the gold fields of California and is known to have published several western maps in the 1860s. In 1875 he died on board the S.S. Pacific, which sank after departing Victoria, B.C.
Three-quarter length portrait of A.J. Doolittle, standing, wearing miner's shirt, plaid trousers, and broad-brimmed hat. His arm rests on a plinth that holds two "gold pokes"; two small bags, with gold nuggets displayed. The breast pocket of his work shirt appears to contain maps or account books, and he wears a two-piece round belt buckle common among California gold miners.
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