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    "California Gold Diggers" Print by Kellogg & Comstock. A hand-colored lithograph, circa 1850, measuring 13.5" x 10", fully titled: "California Gold Diggers./ Mining Operations on the Western shore of the Sacramento River". It was printed by "D. Needham 12 Exchange St Buffalo". The image is of a diverse crowd of people along the river bank using various tools such as baskets, buckets, picks, and shovels to mine the precious gold. Camp tent and teepee visible in the distance as are the rolling hills. Archivally matted in museum board and framed to an overall 19.75" x 16.25". Some restoration primarily along the edges, overall fine.

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    November, 2013
    24th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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