Capt. Sutter's Account of the First Discovery of the Gold

Description (Brief)
Black and white print containing a bust portrait of James W. Marshall at the time when he discovered gold in California and a view of Sutter's Mill where the gold was discovered. The views are accompanied by text giving Sutter's account of the discovery.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1854
depicted
Marshall, James W.
maker
Britton & Rey
place made
United States: California, San Francisco
Measurements
image: 10 in x 7 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 19.685 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3871
catalog number
60.3871
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Chronology: 1850-1859
Architecture, Industrial Buildings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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