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Santo, head of Christ in niche, semi-round, 20"L x 13"W.

Chirst has a crown of thorns. Usually this representation of Christ is called Ecce Homo in Mexican religious painting. The...

Olive press. Condition: repaired. Pressboard: 33" x 14 1/2". History: Locality: San Juan Capistrano.

(From History Information Station.)

Object: Olive press used in Mexico in the...

Painting. Description: anon. oil painting of General Vallejo's adobe Casa Grande at Petaluma

From the History Information Station

Object: Painting of the adobe ranch house on...

pre 1850

Table. Description: Spanish ranch table; weathered bleached oak; one drawer; cross bars on legs.

History: from Santa Barbara

Object: Table made of bleached oak with drawer for...

early 19th c.

Antique navigational divider. Nav. dividers, iron. European origin, country uncertain?

From the History Information Station

Object: Divider used for measuring and marking maps,...

19th century

Painting. Description: Mexican colonial painting, oil on tin. Civilian with lance (Mariano Flores) meeting 4 soldiers in street. Above in clouds are Christ on the cross and the Virgin of...

17th Century

Painting. Description: Mexican oil painting of the Virgin of Guadalupe appearing to Diego; There are three arches at the top of the painting which is unframed. There are two angles one holding a...

Pair of tools. Description:

a - calipers - Mission Artifacts case

From the History Information Station

Object: Iron calipers which date to the 19th century. Calipers...

Spurs. Description: pair of silver inlaid spurs, with silver trim. History: collected in 1905-1906 by donor's father, Edward Anderson White, in Santa Barbara, California. Object: Pair of...

c. 17th century

Box. Description: cut steel over wood, handle on top.

History: Spanish

From the History Information Station

Object: Strong box made of cut steel over wood. This strong box...

17th century

Jug. Description: copper water jug; top chained on.

History: Spanish

From the History Information Station

Object: Hammered copper water jug made in 17th century Spain.

...
c. 1800

Santo. Description: St. Francis; hands broken off; left sleve broken off.

History: Spanish

From the History Information Station

Object: Statue of St. Francis of Assisi...

16th-17th century

Chest. Description: leather cassone; leather over wood with iron strapping and lock; elaborate leather design

early 19th century

Telescope. Description: with black sailor's knot working

History: English

From the History Information Station

Object: Brass telescope with a black sailor's knot, made in...

19th century

Whaling head. Description: whaler's harpoon head, iron.

History: California

From the History Information Station

Object: Iron harpoon head, circa 19th century. The double...

19th century

Harpoon. Description: 2 pronged whaling harpoon; iron; California

From the History Information Stationi

Object: Iron harpoon head from 19th century California.

History: The...

Pot. Description: Chocolate pot---"chocolatero", and stirrer (blackish metal) handle broken.

a. pot b. stirrer

Dimensions: a. 5 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/4"

b. 11 3/8"...

Pot. Description: Chocolate pot---"chocolatero", and stirrer (blackish metal) handle broken.

a. pot b. stirer

Dimensions: a. 5 x 4 1/2 x 6 1/4"

b. 11 3/8"...

Map. Description: tinted map (tinting done at later date than map); San Diego, Calif Bay and San Blass, Mexico.

From the History Information Station:

Object: Map of the Port of San...

1846

Powder horn. Date: 1846. History: Used in Mexican War. Has "Battle of Palo Alto May 8 & (, 1846. Monterey Sept. 22 & 23, Buenavista Feb. 23" stained on it.

Beef hide. Description: roughly tanned.

From the History Information Station:

Object: Cowhide.

History: Cowhides and tallow were the medium of exchange in early California...

Sea Otter. Description: dressed.

From the History Information Station

Object: Dressed pelt of a sea otter (Enhydra lutris).

History: Sea otters, the smallest of the marine...

1822

paintings. Description: Three oil portraits of early Mexican Officials. a: Agustin de Iturbide, who became Emperor of Mexico in 1822.

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Object...

tea set, English china w/pink lustre decoration, no marks.

From the History Information Station:

Object: Tea cup and saucer, made of pottery called lustreware, because of the...

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