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[Two satirical drawings relating to Gold Rush in California]
Cham (Amédée Charles Henri de Noe) (1819-1879), French, artist P. S. (active 1850s), French?, engraver Diolot [Diglot?] (active 1850s), French, engraver
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Bancroft Library
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UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
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Two images: (upper) depicts men and animals struggling to carry huge loads of gold; (lower) refers to shortage of women in California and depicts trunk full of women which are about to be shipped to west coast.
Printed title (UC): Croquis Californiens, par Cham.; (MC): Aspect général de la Californie depuis que l'on y trouve des lingots d'or de plus gros en plus gros; (LC): M. Williaume exportant en Californie un article qui est excessivement demandé. Printed (LL, within upper image): P.S.; (LL, lower image): Diolot. Illustration on page from Le Charivari magazine. Inscriptions in French.
Print on paper: engraving 37.2 x 26 cm., sheet
BANC PIC 1963.002:0458--B
Gold rushes

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