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The Champagne Photograph

DNO-0047_East and West shaking hands.jpg

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Title

The Champagne Photograph

Description

Large-format view, often called "The Champagne Photograph" of the Central and Union Pacific engines coming together at Promontory Summit at the Golden Spike Ceremony on May 10, 1869. Photograph taken by A.J. Russell. Original caption is, "East and West Shaking Hands."

Source

Oakland Museum of California, Imperial Collodion Glass Plate Negative Collection (large-format no. 227, H69.459.2030) http://collections.museumca.org/?q=collection-item/h694592030

Date

1869-05-10

Rights

Public Domain

Identifier

DNO-0047_East and West shaking hands

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