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Title
Portraits of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and Sebastian Viscaino, ca.1540 & ca.1600
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1600
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of half-tone prints of portraits of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and Sebastian Viscaino, ca.1540 & ca.1600. Both from the chest up. They each wear pointed bears with handlebar moustaches and have medium-length curly hair. Cabrillo is turned slightly to his left, while Viscaino is turned slightly to his right.
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was Commander of the Armada which sailed into the San Diego harbor on September 28, 1542. With his landing history, from a European perspective, began in California.
Sebastian Viscaino explored the California coast in 1602, giving lasting names to many California areas: San Diego Bay, San Pedro Bay, Santa Catalina Island and Santa Barbara, for example.
Type
image
Format
3 photographs : photonegatives, b&w
10 x 13 cm., 13 x 17 cm., 26 x 21 cm.
drawings
portraits
negatives (photographic)
photographs
art
Identifier
chs-m17250 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-4945A
CHS-4945B
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m17250
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-4945A.jpg
Subject
Cabrillo, Juan Rodriguez
Viscaino, Sebastian
Portraits--R
Portraits--V
Men
Time Period
circa 1540
circa 1600
Place
California
USA
Source
4945; 4945A; 4945B [Accession number]
CHS-4945; CHS-4945A; CHS-4945B [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
chs-m265

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