Title:Wine labels from General M.G. Vallejo
Creator/Contributor:Britton & Co
Two wine labels, accompanied by a New Year card (with visiting card inserted) from Mrs. Richard Raul (Madie D. Brown) Emparan
directed to [George P.] Hammond, Director of The Bancroft Library, 1946-1965. Wine labels depict the buildings of Lachryma
Montis, and are dated Vintage 1858.
Date:Not before 1858 (issued)
Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe -- 1808-1890
Wine and wine making -- California -- Sonoma
Title supplied by cataloger.
Labels lithographed by Britton & Co, S.F.
Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, leading member of his family, the second in California, and in command of the northern frontier,
lived at Casa Grande, Sonoma, where he introduced vineyards and made the region's first wine. He later built a frame house,
called Lachryma Montis, after Casa Grande burned in 1867.
New Year cards-Color
2 items : color ; 9 x 12 cm. + card.
BANC PIC 19xx.279--PIC