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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English



  • California


  • Art, American -- California -- 19th century -- Exhibitions,
  • Gold mines and mining in art,
  • California -- Gold discoveries -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

StatementJanice T. Driesbach, Harvey L. Jones, and Katherine Church Holland.
ContributionsJones, Harvey., Holland, Katherine Church., Oakland Museum., Crocker Art Museum., National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsN6530.C2 D75 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL682620M
ISBN 100520214315, 0520214323
LC Control Number97029319

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