Beginning of the California Gold Rush, 1848

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Beginning of the California Gold Rush, 1848. "Gold! Gold!" … shouted the excited prospector as he ran through the tiny village of San Francisco. It was a cry which signalled the beginning of one of the biggest gold rushes of all time. Original artwork for illustration on p13 of The Look and Learn Book 1986.

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