(Documentary Artifact): One b/w negative of a full length portrait of Antonio Balenzuela (or Valenzuela) standing in front of an adobe brick structure. He holds a sword and has a gun in a holster strapped around his waist. He may be from Pala or Mesa Grande.
Notes on negative envelope:
86:15900-606/ Davis Coll./ 86 Dup/ Antonio Balenzuela/ full length portrait/ July 1909
According to additional information provided by the community on 10/2011: His brothers were Santos and Lucas. Santos was married to Salvadora Griffith of Pala. Antonio Balenzuela’s last name is sometimes spelled Valenzuela. They lived on a Spanish land grant.