Leather bound portfolio embossed with gold and decorative etching. Contains Vischer's introductory remarks and description of plates. Portfolio includes a title page replicated on the inside book cover and twelve unbound plates.
Manuscripts; Missions -- History; Church property; Land use; Indians of North America -- California; Statistics
Notes on the Californian Missions, a supplement to Vischer's Pictorial of California. Includes lists of California missions and comparative data; lists of missionary fathers and their autographs; lists of military and ecclesiastical jurisdictions.
Original manuscript document in Vischer's handwriting. Document unfolds into a facsimile of autographs of missionaries from the Order of San Francisco. Includes Congressional stamp on left-hand corner of title page.
Church buildings; Missions; Portrait photography; Spanish mission buildings United States; Mission San Rafael Arcangel; Pencil drawing; Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe, 1808-1890; Missionary settlements
Pencil drawing of the mission in 1831 drawn for Senior General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo in 1878. This original bosquejo, or sketch, of mission buildings is signed in the lower right corner. A photograph of M. G. Vallejo is located in the upper...
Landscape drawing; Missions; Spanish mission buildings United States; Views; Mission San Francisco Solano (Sonoma, Calif.); Pencil drawing; Missionary settlements
Original pencil drawing on lined paper of an aerial view of the mission and its nearby surroundings in 1832. Particular areas of the mission have been labeled in Spanish: the rooms of the fathers, the bell tower, the church, the cemetery, the...