I suspected that many women were left behind during the gold rush and I ran across this lithograph that seemed to support my theory.
Abandoned by the adventurer
An expectant father leaves his wife behind (I think that is her father trying to comfort her).
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I think these women worked hard in a way I can not imagine.
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