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.

Date Made: 1854

Depicted: Marshall, James W.Maker: Britton & Rey

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San Francisco

Subject: Chronology: 1850-1859Architecture, Industrial Buildings


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.3871Catalog Number: 60.3871

Object Name: lithographObject Type: Lithograph

Measurements: image: 10 in x 7 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 19.685 cm


Record Id: nmah_326001

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