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Art of the gold rush

Art of the gold rush

Author: Janice Tolhurst DriesbachHarvey JonesKatherine Church HollandOakland Museum.Crocker Art Museum.All authors
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
The California Gold Rush captured the get-rich dreams of people around the world more completely than almost any event in American history. This catalog, published in celebration of the sesquicentennial of the 1848 discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, shows the vitality of the arts in the Golden State during the latter nineteenth century and documents the dramatic impact of the Gold Rush on the American imagination.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Exhibition, pictorial works
Pictorial works Exhibitions
Ouvrages illustrés Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Driesbach, Janice Tolhurst.
Art of the gold rush.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97029319
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Tolhurst Driesbach; Harvey Jones; Katherine Church Holland; Oakland Museum.; Crocker Art Museum.; National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780520935150 0520935152 0585176485 9780585176482 1280492120 9781280492129 9786613587350 6613587354
OCLC Number: 45727649
Language Note: English.
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, Calif., Jan. 24-May 31, 1998; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif., June 20-Sept. 13, 1998; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Dec. 30, 1998- Mar. 7, 1999.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 148 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map
Contents: Foreword / Stephen C. McGough and Dennis M. Power --
Acknowledgments / Harvey L. Jones, Janice T. Driesbach and Katherine C. Holland --
Map of the gold country --
Introduction: The lure of gold / Janice T. Driesbach --
First in the field: Thomas A. Ayres and E. Hall Martin / Janice T. Driesbach and Harvey L. Jones --
Scenes of mining life: John Prendergast, Augusto Ferran, William Mcilvaine, W. Taber, William Birch Mcmurtrie, Harrison Eastman, Samuel Stillman Osgood, A.G., John Henry Dunnel, Washington F. Friend, John Woodhouse Audubon, Francis Samuel Marryat, and E. Godchaux / Janice T. Driesbach --
Portrait painter to the elite: William Smith Jewett / Janice T. Driesbach --
The Hessian party: Charles Christian Nahl, Arthur Nahl, and August Wenderoth / Harvey L. Jones --
Souvenirs of the mother lode: Ernest Narjot and George Henry Burgess / Harvey L. Jones --
Mining the picturesque: A.D.O. Browere / Janice T. Driesbach.
Responsibility: Janice T. Driesbach, Harvey L. Jones, and Katherine Church Holland.
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