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Title
Geranium-covered fence. La Palmera Rancho
Creator
Hill, Andrew P., 1853-1922
Date Created and/or Issued
1911
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2009-0351
In PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM: **qc917.9471 C6, pg. #28
In: Scenes of Santa Clara Valley
In the foreground at the right a dirt path leads into the distance; on the left a geranium-covered fence leads into the distance bordering the dirt path; behind the geraniums are a row of low palm trees; two-storey house stands on the left side and is only partially seen.
"Near San Jose and the foothills" --handwritten note.
E.L. Beard and step-son Henry Elsworth developed orchard and wheat farm extending for some two thousand acres in and about Mission San Jose in Santa Clara Valley in early 1850's. This tract forms heart of La Palmera Rancho of Juan Gallegos in late 1880's. Mr. Gallegos emigrated from Costa Rica, was prominent viticulturist.
Charles W. Coe,
Type
image
Format
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001392448CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-5792
Language
English
Subject
Gallegos, Juan--Homes & haunts
Costa Rican Americans--California--San Jose
Fences--California--San Jose
Geraniums--California--San Jose
Palms--California--San Jose
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
San Jose

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