H. H. West's brother, Wilson and their father, George M. West, sit at the table in the library of the West's house at 240 South Griffin Avenue. Wilson has his arm on the table and appears to be writing. Mr. West reads a book and smokes a pipe. There are papers, books, and a lamp on the table. There is a fireplace in the background, as well as a bookcase with pictures propped up on top. There is a window at the right with the shade drawn.
A bird's-eye-view looking down into Sawpit Canyon where George M. West (nearest to camera) pans for gold. H. H. West (behind George) and Frank Lemberger (rightmost) watch him. George sits hunched over at center and faces towards the left. He looks down at a gold pan he holds. H. H. West sits directly behind him with his hands clasped in front of him. Frank Lemberger sits on the ground at right and looks towards George. The photographer's foot enters the foreground along the bottom edge of the image.
(L to R) George M. West, Daisy Conner, Harry Hershey Cooper sit while Nella West and Wilhelmina West stand next to them. Mr. West has his hands on a cane. He wears a hat and glasses and looks toward the camera. Mr. Cooper holds a crutch. Mrs. West wears a short cape and has a hand on her hip. At the left, there are two tarp-covered objects. People and carriages pass by in the background. There are buildings throughout, including one at the left that has signs on it reading, "obscura pavilion" and "store." Other buildings in the background have signs on them that read, "bay view," "E. E. Bees general..." and "Troy laundry." An American flag flies above the "bay view" sign.
George M. West sits on a rocking chair in the West's parlor. He smokes a pipe and has his hands crossed in front of his stomach. At his left, there is a small table with a vase of flowers on top. A painting hangs at the right. A bookcase partially covered with a curtain is visible through the doorway.
H. H. West's father, George M. West, plays a game of solitaire. He wears a hat and glasses and smokes a pipe. There is a lamp on the table, as well as books and other papers. There is a fireplace in the background with pictures on the mantel and above it. There are pictures on the wall and a chair in the corner. The image is slightly blurry.
George M. West sits at the table in the library of the West's house at 240 South Griffin Avenue. He smokes a pipe and wears glasses. The table is covered with a cloth and topped with papers. The lower shelf has other papers on it. At the right of the table there is another small table with a lamp on it. A fireplace is in the background with pictures on the mantel and above it. At the right there are other chairs and there is a bookshelf in the background.
Photograph, from left to right, of Guy West, an unknown man (possibly Wayne West), George M. West and Frank Lemberger sitting outside their tent on a gold prospecting expedition in Monrovia. Guy sits on the ground, facing right and holding a gun. George M. West faces left as he stoops over a small fire pit in front of the tent. Frank Lemberger sits on a sawhorse and with pipe in his mouth as he looks to the camera. The group's tent stands behind them left-of-center. Gear litters the campsite and low hills rise in the distance.