Silver and Gold: Photographs of the Gold Rush

October 30, 1998 – March 7, 1999

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Gallery 1-B Floor Plan

Some 140 daguerreotypes illustrate the life and landscape of the California Gold Rush of 1848. Images are grouped according to theme and are displayed with artifacts from the period.

Organized by The Oakland Museum of California.