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    California Gold Rush: The Gold Game Cartoon. For those who did not drop everything and hi-tail it for the gold fields in 1849, poking fun at others that did was the next best thing. In this 13" x 10.5" lithograph cartoon by Robert Elton of New York, a prospector faces a daunting dilemma. Carrying a large gold nugget, he is confronted by a tomahawk-wielding Indian in front and bitten by an alligator behind. It is titled: "The Gold Game Skunk'd with a good hand". Signed "C.E.L.", it is in excellent condition and the first example we have seen.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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