Art of the Gold Rush

Art of the Gold Rush

eBook - 1998
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The California Gold Rush captured the get-rich dreams of people around the world more completely than almost any event in American history. This catalog, published in celebration of the sesquicentennial of the 1848 discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, shows the vitality of the arts in the Golden State during the latter nineteenth century and documents the dramatic impact of the Gold Rush on the American imagination.Among the throngs of gold-seekers in California were artists, many self-taught, others formally trained, and their arrival produced an outpouring of artistic works that provide insig
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [1998], ©1998
ISBN: 9780585176482
Branch Call Number: 759.194 Dr
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 148 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map


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