In 1848 James Marshall discovered gold in the tailrace of Sutter's mill, the location of which is marked in this lithograph by the San Francisco firm of Kuchel and Dresel. Thousands of people soon descended on this isolated location to create the first California mining town. The museum quality edition of this view is printed on a heavy paper to highlight its shades and tones. Toned, Cover-stock Paper.
14 1/2" x 19 3/4" .