This ClipArt gallery includes 34 illustrations related to the State of California.

A map of the western half of the United States. The states are labeled for what year they were admitted as states. In front of the map is an image of a woman voting.

Ballot and Map

A map of the western half of the United States. The states are labeled for what year they were admitted…

A drawing of the "big trees" first observed in California.

Big Trees of California

A drawing of the "big trees" first observed in California.

First Governor of California

Peter G. Burnett

First Governor of California

The official seal of the U.S. state of California in 1889.

California

The official seal of the U.S. state of California in 1889.

The United States seal of California with the Golden Gate in the background.

California

The United States seal of California with the Golden Gate in the background.

The state banner of California.

California

The state banner of California.

Also known as Quercus kelloggii. The branch of a California Black Oak, native to western North America.

Branch of California Black Oak

Also known as Quercus kelloggii. The branch of a California Black Oak, native to western North America.

Also known as Juglans californica. A species of walnut shrub endemic to California.

Branch of California Black Walnut

Also known as Juglans californica. A species of walnut shrub endemic to California.

Gold miners paning for gold in California.

California Gold Mining

Gold miners paning for gold in California.

California poppy is a perennial that grows ten to twenty four inches high. The flowers are saucer shaped and open in the sunshine. It is native from Oregon to California, mostly along the coast.

California Poppy

California poppy is a perennial that grows ten to twenty four inches high. The flowers are saucer shaped…

Seal of the state of California, 1876

California seal

Seal of the state of California, 1876

Seal of the state of California, 1881

California seal

Seal of the state of California, 1881

The Great Seal of the State of California. The seal shows Eureka with a bear cub. In the background are mountains and ships.

Seal of California

The Great Seal of the State of California. The seal shows Eureka with a bear cub. In the background…

Two men in the Chinese Quarter of San Francisco, California.

The Chinese Quarter, San Francisco

Two men in the Chinese Quarter of San Francisco, California.

A huge bird whose wing span has been reported to be up to 9 feet wide.

California condor

A huge bird whose wing span has been reported to be up to 9 feet wide.

"Pseudogryphus californianus. California Condor. Adult: Blackish, the feathers with browner tips or edges, quite gray or even whitish on the wing-coverts and inner quills; primaries and tail-feathers black; axillars and lining of wings white; bill yellowish, reddening on cere, and skin of the head orange or reddish; iris said by some to be brown, by other carmine." Elliot Coues, 1884

California Condor

"Pseudogryphus californianus. California Condor. Adult: Blackish, the feathers with browner tips or…

A crab found on the rocky sea floor of California.

California Rock Crab

A crab found on the rocky sea floor of California.

Erosion is the removal of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) in the natural environment. It usually occurs due to transport by wind, water, or ice; by down-slope creep of soil and other material under the force of gravity; or by living organisms, such as burrowing animals, in the case of bioerosion. This figure shows the effects of erosion on the rock formation along the coast of the Mendocino Coast in California.

Mendocino Coast Erosion

Erosion is the removal of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) in the natural environment.…

San Francisco, shortly after the discovery of gold in California.

Gold Rush

San Francisco, shortly after the discovery of gold in California.

The Grizzly Giant is a giant sequoia in Mariposa Grove, situated in Yosemite National Park. The tree has been measured many times, most recently in 1990 by Wendell Flint the tree has a volume of 34,005 cubic feet, making it the 25th largest giant sequoia living today.

The Grizzly Giant

The Grizzly Giant is a giant sequoia in Mariposa Grove, situated in Yosemite National Park. The tree…

"An irrigated orange grove at Riverside, California."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

orange grove

"An irrigated orange grove at Riverside, California."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Found in California, the California partridge averages aproximately nine and a quarter inches in length, with a crest of six long feathers on its head.

California Partridge

Found in California, the California partridge averages aproximately nine and a quarter inches in length,…

A Redwood tree in California.

Redwood

A Redwood tree in California.

A migratory fish. Returns to its birth place to lay and hatch eggs.

California Salmon

A migratory fish. Returns to its birth place to lay and hatch eggs.

"The site of San Francisco in 1848."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

San Francisco

"The site of San Francisco in 1848."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

"An open-air schoolroom in Sacramento, California. The inclosed room is used only in bad weather." — Ritchie, 1918

Open-air schoolroom

"An open-air schoolroom in Sacramento, California. The inclosed room is used only in bad weather." —…

A coastal sea lion of western North America.

California Sea Lion

A coastal sea lion of western North America.

The name of a genus of gigantic trees of the pine family, nearly allied to the bald cypress of the southeastern United States, and so named from the Indian chief Sequoiah, who invented the Cherokee alphabet. There are only two chief species, the redwood and the mammoth, both of which are native to California.

Sequoia

The name of a genus of gigantic trees of the pine family, nearly allied to the bald cypress of the southeastern…

The California Sheephead (Semicossyphus pulcher) is a fish in the Labridae family of wrasses.

California Sheephead

The California Sheephead (Semicossyphus pulcher) is a fish in the Labridae family of wrasses.

The first non-Native American community in the California Central Valley.

Sutter's Fort

The first non-Native American community in the California Central Valley.

"Sutter's Mill, where gold was first found in California." -Gordy, 1916

Sutter's Mill

"Sutter's Mill, where gold was first found in California." -Gordy, 1916

"No spots anywhere; wings and tail without decided barring or tipping. Bill as long as the head or longer, bow-shaped, black. Wings very much shorter that the tail. Above, dark oily olive-brown, the wings and tail similar, but rather purer brown. Below, a paler shade of the color of the upper parts, the belly and crissum strongly rusty-brown, the throat definitely whitish in marked contrast, and not bordered by decided maxillary streaks. Cheeks and auriculars blackish-brown with sharp whitish shaft streaks." Elliot Coues, 1884

California Thrasher

"No spots anywhere; wings and tail without decided barring or tipping. Bill as long as the head or longer,…

An illustration of a California horned toad.

California horned toad

An illustration of a California horned toad.

Yosemite Valley is a world-famous scenic location in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. It is the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park, attracting visitors from all parts of the globe.

The Yosemite Valley, from Artist Point

Yosemite Valley is a world-famous scenic location in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. It is…