Title: The German Hurdy Gurdies, Stirling’s Saloon, Barkerville.
Photographer: Frederick Dally
Date: ca. 1867
This albumen print is from a complete album of the important photographer Frederick Dally. This photograph is of the Barkerville “hurdy gurdy girls,” who offered themselves as dance partners to the miners for $1 a dance.
Courtesy of Rare Books and Special Collections (UL_1001_0081).