8.5 in HIGH x 8.5 in WIDE x 1.5 in DEEP
(21.59 cm HIGH x 21.59 cm WIDE x 3.81 cm DEEP)
Gift of Mr. P. A. Davidson

Disposition Peralta Case

Plates of heavy china, 1846. All used in Mexico or California by early Spanish families. From the History Information Station Object: Teacup made in England, and two soup plates made in Spain. History: These dishes were used in California by Peter and Josefa Castro Davidson in the 1840s. Josefa was the granddaughter of Luis Mar�a and Mar�a Alviso Peralta. The Peraltas had 17 children, of which only nine reached maturity. One of these children was Josefa's mother, Mar�a Trinidad Peralta, who married Mariano de la Cruz Castro, the son of another powerful Californio family. Gift of P. A. Davidson

Used: Mexico | California

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