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United States Naval Captain of the period (c 1846-1848) being entertained at a baile in Old San Diego. Dancing was a favorite pastime of the people of this period. For such occasions officers wore dress uniforms with white trousers. The ranchero is wearing pantaloons called calzoneras, and a dress vest and jacket.
Don Arturo Bandini in the old Spanish Riding Dress of his Fathers.
The Camulos Ranch — the scene of H. H.’s Ramona — about twenty-five miles from San Buenaventura.
Don Juan B. Castro.
Don Manuel Castro.
Pio Pico, Governor of California in 1845. (From a photograph by Butterfield and Summers.)
General Andres Pico. (From a photograph in possession of Pio Pico.)
Maria de Jesus Vallejo (Sister Maria Teresa).
The Mother of General Vallejo, born Maria Antonia Lugo.
De la Guerra Mansion.
Adobe house, Sonoma, erected by General Vallejo, 1834.
Doña Vallejo, widow of General Vallejo, born Francisca Benecia Carrillo.
Washing-day on a ranch.
Old Swiss house of General Vallejo at Sonoma, imported in parts from Switzerland.
An adobe in Sonoma.