Joaquin, the Mountain Robber

Credit: California History Room, California State Library, Sacramento, California
Media type: engraving
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Annotation: Joaquin Murrieta (sometimes spelled Murieta or Murietta) (1829–ca. 1853), also called the Mexican or Chilean Robin Hood or the Robin Hood of El Dorado, was a semi-legendary figure in California during the California Gold Rush of the 1850s.
Year: 1848