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Wine labels from General M.G. Vallejo [graphic]
BANC PIC 19xx.279--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Wine labels from General M.G. Vallejo

Creator/Contributor:

Britton & Co

Abstract:

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)

Subject:

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Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe -- 1808-1890
Wine and wine making -- California -- Sonoma

Note:

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.

Type:

graphic
Labels-Color.
New Year cards-Color

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
2 items : color ; 9 x 12 cm. + card.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.279--PIC

Origin:

California