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A Snowland (Ice Skate) Chariot

Death Sitting on a Snowcap



Gold was discovered in large quantities in the Klondike on August 16, 1896, triggering a stampede of prospectors.  The journey was arduous and involved travelling long distances and crossing difficult mountain passes, frequently while carrying heavy loads.  Hence, this illustration from Punch, 1897, in which gold fever leads to Death.


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