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Image of 2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe.  He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM  /  FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe. He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM / FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large ova

Image of 1967.019 - Indian Child with Bedindle Whorl by Lavinia B. Hill, c. 1920-1967.  Oil on redwood.  Image depicts American Indian woman of a San Diego tribe.  She is wearing a long-sleeved red dress with white flecks and is barefoot.  She is seated, on the ground with her left knee raised.  In her hands she holds a spinning whorl.  Image is painted directly onto an oval piece of redwood.  A clear layer of varnish covers the entire front.

1967.019 - Indian Child with Bedindle Whorl by Lavinia B. Hill, c. 1920-1967. Oil on redwood. Image depicts American Indian woman of a San Diego tribe. She is wearing a long-sleeved red dress with white flecks and is barefoot. She is seated, on the ground with her left knee raised. In her hands she holds a spinning whorl. Image is painted directly onto an oval piece of redwood. A clear layer of varnish covers the entire front.

Indian Child with Bedindle Whorl by Lavinia B. Hill, c. 1920-1967. Oil on redwood. Image depicts American Indian woman of a San Diego tribe. She is wearing a long-sleeved red dress with white flecks and is barefoot. She is seated, on the ground with her left knee raised. In her hands she holds a spinning whorl. Image is painted directly onto an oval piece of redwood. A clear layer of varnish covers the entire front.

Image of 1980.141 - Crazy Quilt, 1884. Multicolor rectangular crazy quilt is 24.5 x 35.5 inches overall. The quilt includes a top pieced layer with embroidery, batting, and calico backing fabric with the wrong side of the stitches showing. There are multiple colors of fabric in the construction of the quilt and the predominant tones are browns, purples, blues, and greens. There is a dark purple rectangular piece of fabric at center that is 5.25 x 8.5 inches. "L A F" is hand-embroidered in a white satin stitch in the center of the piece. The outer edge of the rectangle is embroidered with thread that transitions in color from pink to green to blue and the rectangle also has an inner border of half circles executed in the same multicolor embroidery thread. The quilt is composed of satin, velvet, cotton, and silk fabric in both prints and solids. Several patches are embroidered with flowers and several other have hand painted flowers. Each piece of fabric is outlined with embroidery in crazy quilt styles. At center right a rectangular piece of ivory fabric that is 5.325" x 2.25" has "1884" embroidered in black thread. Around the ivory rectangle is an embroidered border with a floral motif of 10 leaves that are half green and half yellow (corn?). At center left there is a similar piece of ivory fabric that has "1819" embroidered in black thread in the center. It has the same yellow and green embroidery around the edges. Both of the pieces with dates are set vertically, perpendicular to the monogrammed center rectangle. In the same orientation, there is an image of a sun below the 1819 piece at center left and an image of a crescent moon below the 1884 piece at center right. All four corners of the quilt have what appear to be pieces of ribbon in stripes that radiate inwards in a quarter circle that is bordered with a piece of maroon ribbon. The edging of the quilt appears to be brown cotton ribbon. The quilt backing is green calico with a coral floral motif. A white patch of fabric with an inscription in black ink that was added later to the quilt is sewn on the back at top right. The inscription reads, "Thelma Wahlen  /   111 W. Third Ave. #2  /  San Mateo, 94402." 

Item formerly belonged to Mrs. Hans Wahlen (Thelma Beard).

1980.141 - Crazy Quilt, 1884. Multicolor rectangular crazy quilt is 24.5 x 35.5 inches overall. The quilt includes a top pieced layer with embroidery, batting, and calico backing fabric with the wrong side of the stitches showing. There are multiple colors of fabric in the construction of the quilt and the predominant tones are browns, purples, blues, and greens. There is a dark purple rectangular piece of fabric at center that is 5.25 x 8.5 inches. "L A F" is hand-embroidered in a white satin stitch in the center of the piece. The outer edge of the rectangle is embroidered with thread that transitions in color from pink to green to blue and the rectangle also has an inner border of half circles executed in the same multicolor embroidery thread. The quilt is composed of satin, velvet, cotton, and silk fabric in both prints and solids. Several patches are embroidered with flowers and several other have hand painted flowers. Each piece of fabric is outlined with embroidery in crazy quilt styles. At center right a rectangular piece of ivory fabric that is 5.325" x 2.25" has "1884" embroidered in black thread. Around the ivory rectangle is an embroidered border with a floral motif of 10 leaves that are half green and half yellow (corn?). At center left there is a similar piece of ivory fabric that has "1819" embroidered in black thread in the center. It has the same yellow and green embroidery around the edges. Both of the pieces with dates are set vertically, perpendicular to the monogrammed center rectangle. In the same orientation, there is an image of a sun below the 1819 piece at center left and an image of a crescent moon below the 1884 piece at center right. All four corners of the quilt have what appear to be pieces of ribbon in stripes that radiate inwards in a quarter circle that is bordered with a piece of maroon ribbon. The edging of the quilt appears to be brown cotton ribbon. The quilt backing is green calico with a coral floral motif. A white patch of fabric with an inscription in black ink that was added later to the quilt is sewn on the back at top right. The inscription reads, "Thelma Wahlen / 111 W. Third Ave. #2 / San Mateo, 94402." Item formerly belonged to Mrs. Hans Wahlen (Thelma Beard).

Crazy Quilt, 1884. Multicolor rectangular crazy quilt is 24.5 x 35.5 inches overall. The quilt includes a top pieced layer with embroidery, batting, and calico backing fabric with the wrong side of the stitches showing. There are multiple colors of fabric in the construction of the quilt and the predominant tones are browns, purples, blues, and greens. There is a dark purple rectangular piece of fabric at center that is 5.25 x 8.5 inches. "L A F" is hand-embroidered in a white satin stitch in the center of the piece. The outer edge of the rectangle is embroidered with thread that transitions in color from pink to green to blue and the rectangle also has an inner border of half circles execute

Image of 1993.082.011 - Framed Religious Needlepoint from the Greer Family Estate.  Diagonal stitch yarn needlepoint is mounted under glass beneath a thick off-white mat inside a deep gold-painted wooden frame with a shiny gold geometric inner border consisting of overlapping rectangles.  Needlepoint is a kit where the image has been printed onto a screen.  Artist has filled in all areas with yarn except except for the flesh areas of the three figures depicted.  Image is of a shepherd with a staff and sheep on the left, a tall figure (probably Jesus) in center and a seated female figure wearing green on the right.  They are in front of a short building (possibly a manger) with a large white building in the background on right.

1993.082.011 - Framed Religious Needlepoint from the Greer Family Estate. Diagonal stitch yarn needlepoint is mounted under glass beneath a thick off-white mat inside a deep gold-painted wooden frame with a shiny gold geometric inner border consisting of overlapping rectangles. Needlepoint is a kit where the image has been printed onto a screen. Artist has filled in all areas with yarn except except for the flesh areas of the three figures depicted. Image is of a shepherd with a staff and sheep on the left, a tall figure (probably Jesus) in center and a seated female figure wearing green on the right. They are in front of a short building (possibly a manger) with a large white building in the background on right.

Framed Religious Needlepoint from the Greer Family Estate. Diagonal stitch yarn needlepoint is mounted under glass beneath a thick off-white mat inside a deep gold-painted wooden frame with a shiny gold geometric inner border consisting of overlapping rectangles. Needlepoint is a kit where the image has been printed onto a screen. Artist has filled in all areas with yarn except except for the flesh areas of the three figures depicted. Image is of a shepherd with a staff and sheep on the left, a tall figure (probably Jesus) in center and a seated female figure wearing green on the right. They are in front of a short building (possibly a manger) with a large white building in the backgroun

Image of 1993.082.014 - Chalk Pastel Drawing of Horse by Thad Leland is on brown paper, mounted under glass and and off-white colored mat, inside a brown colored wooden frame. Image depicts a brown horse, wit white back feet and a white line extending form its forehead to its node. It has a green colored shadow.

1993.082.014 - Chalk Pastel Drawing of Horse by Thad Leland is on brown paper, mounted under glass and and off-white colored mat, inside a brown colored wooden frame. Image depicts a brown horse, wit white back feet and a white line extending form its forehead to its node. It has a green colored shadow.

Chalk Pastel Drawing of Horse by Thad Leland is on brown paper, mounted under glass and and off-white colored mat, inside a brown colored wooden frame. Image depicts a brown horse, wit white back feet and a white line extending form its forehead to its node. It has a green colored shadow.

Image of 1993.082.015 - "Our Lady of Guadalupe" framed painting of the Virgin Mary.  Female figure is depicted with palms pressed together, a blue robe draped over her shoulders and a crown on her head.  Eleven angels surround the figure and four insets, featuring Mary watching over people, are on each corner of the painting.  The painting is matted under glass, shadow-box style, in a decorative bronze metal frame with a woven pattern.

1993.082.015 - "Our Lady of Guadalupe" framed painting of the Virgin Mary. Female figure is depicted with palms pressed together, a blue robe draped over her shoulders and a crown on her head. Eleven angels surround the figure and four insets, featuring Mary watching over people, are on each corner of the painting. The painting is matted under glass, shadow-box style, in a decorative bronze metal frame with a woven pattern.

"Our Lady of Guadalupe" framed painting of the Virgin Mary. Female figure is depicted with palms pressed together, a blue robe draped over her shoulders and a crown on her head. Eleven angels surround the figure and four insets, featuring Mary watching over people, are on each corner of the painting. The painting is matted under glass, shadow-box style, in a decorative bronze metal frame with a woven pattern.

Image of 2012.016.003 - Framed Intaglio Print, "La Comparaison des Petits Pieds", 18th-19th Cenury. Alexandre Chaponnier print after painting by Louis-Léopold Boilly. Color print shows two female figures in an interior room gazing at their feet. The figure on the left sits with her leg bent so that her right foot rests on her left knee. She wears a blue dress and a wide-brimmed hat. The female figure on the right wears a white dress that is open at the neck exposing her breasts. She lifts up her skirt with one hand and holds out her left foot slightly above the floor. At right, the door to the room is open and a male figure is visible crouched near the floor with his arms reaching under the white dress of the female figure. Large blue drapes appear in the top left corner of the image and there are several pieces of wood furniture with bottles and boxes in the background. "LA COMPARAISON des PETITS PIEDS" printed at bottom center below the image. Small text just below the left border reads, "Boilly pt." and at right, "Chaponnier st." Print frame is wood with gold painted surface.

2012.016.003 - Framed Intaglio Print, "La Comparaison des Petits Pieds", 18th-19th Cenury. Alexandre Chaponnier print after painting by Louis-Léopold Boilly. Color print shows two female figures in an interior room gazing at their feet. The figure on the left sits with her leg bent so that her right foot rests on her left knee. She wears a blue dress and a wide-brimmed hat. The female figure on the right wears a white dress that is open at the neck exposing her breasts. She lifts up her skirt with one hand and holds out her left foot slightly above the floor. At right, the door to the room is open and a male figure is visible crouched near the floor with his arms reaching under the white dress of the female figure. Large blue drapes appear in the top left corner of the image and there are several pieces of wood furniture with bottles and boxes in the background. "LA COMPARAISON des PETITS PIEDS" printed at bottom center below the image. Small text just below the left border reads, "Boilly pt." and at right, "Chaponnier st." Print frame is wood with gold painted surface.

Framed Intaglio Print, "La Comparaison des Petits Pieds", 18th-19th Cenury. Alexandre Chaponnier print after painting by Louis-Léopold Boilly. Color print shows two female figures in an interior room gazing at their feet. The figure on the left sits with her leg bent so that her right foot rests on her left knee. She wears a blue dress and a wide-brimmed hat. The female figure on the right wears a white dress that is open at the neck exposing her breasts. She lifts up her skirt with one hand and holds out her left foot slightly above the floor. At right, the door to the room is open and a male figure is visible crouched near the floor with his arms reaching under the white dress of the female

Image of 2012.016.004 - "La Perfidie Demasquee" Framed Engraving, 1835-1935. Monochromatic print by C. Venzo after a painting by Giovanni Battista Cipriani. The center of the print has a predominantly black oval background. A female figure wears greek-style robes. Her right hand is holding her chin and her left hand is holding a male mask with white hair and a beard near her waist. She wears a bracelet on her left arm and sandals on her feet. Emerging from the left side of her robes is a figure of a child. The child holds up the robe with his left arm while holding a dagger in his right hand. He stands with one leg visible. Below the oval, printed cursive text reads, "La Perfidie Demasquee." On the bottom left side text continues "G. B. Cipriani pinx.," and on the lower right side, "C. Venzo sailps." 
Gilded wood frame has embossed decorations in each corner. Inner boarder has embossed scalloped pattern. Back of the frame is bare wood with a cardboard backing board. "7p fcs" handwritten in ink at top left on cardboard and "No 900" handwritten at top right.

2012.016.004 - "La Perfidie Demasquee" Framed Engraving, 1835-1935. Monochromatic print by C. Venzo after a painting by Giovanni Battista Cipriani. The center of the print has a predominantly black oval background. A female figure wears greek-style robes. Her right hand is holding her chin and her left hand is holding a male mask with white hair and a beard near her waist. She wears a bracelet on her left arm and sandals on her feet. Emerging from the left side of her robes is a figure of a child. The child holds up the robe with his left arm while holding a dagger in his right hand. He stands with one leg visible. Below the oval, printed cursive text reads, "La Perfidie Demasquee." On the bottom left side text continues "G. B. Cipriani pinx.," and on the lower right side, "C. Venzo sailps." Gilded wood frame has embossed decorations in each corner. Inner boarder has embossed scalloped pattern. Back of the frame is bare wood with a cardboard backing board. "7p fcs" handwritten in ink at top left on cardboard and "No 900" handwritten at top right.

"La Perfidie Demasquee" Framed Engraving, 1835-1935. Monochromatic print by C. Venzo after a painting by Giovanni Battista Cipriani. The center of the print has a predominantly black oval background. A female figure wears greek-style robes. Her right hand is holding her chin and her left hand is holding a male mask with white hair and a beard near her waist. She wears a bracelet on her left arm and sandals on her feet. Emerging from the left side of her robes is a figure of a child. The child holds up the robe with his left arm while holding a dagger in his right hand. He stands with one leg visible. Below the oval, printed cursive text reads, "La Perfidie Demasquee." On the bottom left side

Image of 2012.016.005 - Framed Intaglio Print, "Prelude de Nina", 18th-19th Century. Alexandre Chaponnier print after painting by Louis-Léopold Boilly. Color print shows a male and a female figure near a piano in a bedroom. A woman in a white dress visible at center sits at a light gray piano that fills the lower right side of the image. The man at left wears a white wig, blue jacket, white ruffled shirt and white pants. The woman turns toward a man who in turn leans forward and places one arm around the back of the woman and one hand on the keyboard. A violin rests partially on the man's left leg and the woman's lap. The figures embrace with mouths almost touching. A bed with a blue canopy appears at left. A brown dresser sits next to it in the background. A chair at lower left has a blue coat draped over one arm, a cane, and a hat resting on the seat cushion. A sting instrument leans against a stool at lower right that has curled rolls of paper sitting on top. "Prelude de Nina  /  A Paris Chez le'tuleur Rue L'Monore, entre la Rue des bons Enfaus  /  1e Palais Reyale Maison du Parfumne" printed in cursive font at bottom center in the lower margin. "Louis Boilly, pinxil" printed in small cursive font below bottom left corner of image. "M[do] Chaponnier Sculp" printed in small cursive font below bottom right corner of image. Print frame is wood with gold painted surface.

2012.016.005 - Framed Intaglio Print, "Prelude de Nina", 18th-19th Century. Alexandre Chaponnier print after painting by Louis-Léopold Boilly. Color print shows a male and a female figure near a piano in a bedroom. A woman in a white dress visible at center sits at a light gray piano that fills the lower right side of the image. The man at left wears a white wig, blue jacket, white ruffled shirt and white pants. The woman turns toward a man who in turn leans forward and places one arm around the back of the woman and one hand on the keyboard. A violin rests partially on the man's left leg and the woman's lap. The figures embrace with mouths almost touching. A bed with a blue canopy appears at left. A brown dresser sits next to it in the background. A chair at lower left has a blue coat draped over one arm, a cane, and a hat resting on the seat cushion. A sting instrument leans against a stool at lower right that has curled rolls of paper sitting on top. "Prelude de Nina / A Paris Chez le'tuleur Rue L'Monore, entre la Rue des bons Enfaus / 1e Palais Reyale Maison du Parfumne" printed in cursive font at bottom center in the lower margin. "Louis Boilly, pinxil" printed in small cursive font below bottom left corner of image. "M[do] Chaponnier Sculp" printed in small cursive font below bottom right corner of image. Print frame is wood with gold painted surface.

Framed Intaglio Print, "Prelude de Nina", 18th-19th Century. Alexandre Chaponnier print after painting by Louis-Léopold Boilly. Color print shows a male and a female figure near a piano in a bedroom. A woman in a white dress visible at center sits at a light gray piano that fills the lower right side of the image. The man at left wears a white wig, blue jacket, white ruffled shirt and white pants. The woman turns toward a man who in turn leans forward and places one arm around the back of the woman and one hand on the keyboard. A violin rests partially on the man's left leg and the woman's lap. The figures embrace with mouths almost touching. A bed with a blue canopy appears at left. A brown

Image of 2014.029.009 - Portrait Bust of Bing Crosby by Dutch Bieber, 1976. Portrait bust ends at shoulders with no arms visible. Figure is wearing a collared shirt. Figure is shown with a pipe in his mouth that protrudes out to the right side. Towards the figure's mouth the pipe is missing plaster and structural wire is exposed. Figure is wearing a flat topped hat with a 2" brim. Plaster is painted a brownish-bronze color. Hair is carved into the sculpture. Statue is mounted on rectangular wood base.

2014.029.009 - Portrait Bust of Bing Crosby by Dutch Bieber, 1976. Portrait bust ends at shoulders with no arms visible. Figure is wearing a collared shirt. Figure is shown with a pipe in his mouth that protrudes out to the right side. Towards the figure's mouth the pipe is missing plaster and structural wire is exposed. Figure is wearing a flat topped hat with a 2" brim. Plaster is painted a brownish-bronze color. Hair is carved into the sculpture. Statue is mounted on rectangular wood base.

Portrait Bust of Bing Crosby by Dutch Bieber, 1976. Portrait bust ends at shoulders with no arms visible. Figure is wearing a collared shirt. Figure is shown with a pipe in his mouth that protrudes out to the right side. Towards the figure's mouth the pipe is missing plaster and structural wire is exposed. Figure is wearing a flat topped hat with a 2" brim. Plaster is painted a brownish-bronze color. Hair is carved into the sculpture. Statue is mounted on rectangular wood base.

Image of 2016.001.048 - Raychem Empire Map, 1978. Framed map of imaginary land. Map is printed in black and blue ink on cream colored paper. Small black Fleur-de-lys are printed along the edge as a border. Below that is a secondary border of black lines and light blue ovals. In each corner is a shield with a crown. A larger version of the crown and shield is placed in the middle of the bottom border. In the lower left corner, is a black and blue emblem of two people sitting on either side of a sun design. The figure on the left is a woman holding a sword. The figure on the right is a bearded man with his hand resting on a staff. The emblem also has scrolls and draped fabric. Below the sun is text explaining the map to be of the "Raychem Empire" and includes the name of the engraver. The main body of the map illustrates trees, mountains, buildings, power lines and fields. Areas of the map are labeled with names like: "ENERGYLAND", "COUNTY OF CHEMELEX", "ELECTRONICKSBURG" and "TELECOMSHIRE". The map matted with green matte board which is 2.75 inches thick. The frame is a brass-colored metal and has glass plate. The back is white cardboard. A wire for hanging is screwed onto the frame horizontally.

2016.001.048 - Raychem Empire Map, 1978. Framed map of imaginary land. Map is printed in black and blue ink on cream colored paper. Small black Fleur-de-lys are printed along the edge as a border. Below that is a secondary border of black lines and light blue ovals. In each corner is a shield with a crown. A larger version of the crown and shield is placed in the middle of the bottom border. In the lower left corner, is a black and blue emblem of two people sitting on either side of a sun design. The figure on the left is a woman holding a sword. The figure on the right is a bearded man with his hand resting on a staff. The emblem also has scrolls and draped fabric. Below the sun is text explaining the map to be of the "Raychem Empire" and includes the name of the engraver. The main body of the map illustrates trees, mountains, buildings, power lines and fields. Areas of the map are labeled with names like: "ENERGYLAND", "COUNTY OF CHEMELEX", "ELECTRONICKSBURG" and "TELECOMSHIRE". The map matted with green matte board which is 2.75 inches thick. The frame is a brass-colored metal and has glass plate. The back is white cardboard. A wire for hanging is screwed onto the frame horizontally.

Raychem Empire Map, 1978. Framed map of imaginary land. Map is printed in black and blue ink on cream colored paper. Small black Fleur-de-lys are printed along the edge as a border. Below that is a secondary border of black lines and light blue ovals. In each corner is a shield with a crown. A larger version of the crown and shield is placed in the middle of the bottom border. In the lower left corner, is a black and blue emblem of two people sitting on either side of a sun design. The figure on the left is a woman holding a sword. The figure on the right is a bearded man with his hand resting on a staff. The emblem also has scrolls and draped fabric. Below the sun is text explaining the map

Image of 2016.001.059 - Poster of Paul Cook, c. 1983-1989. Printed color poster mounted to foam core of the January 1983 cover of The Executive magazine. The cover features a portrait painting by Lawrence Williams of Paul M. Cook, the CEO and founder of the Raychem Corporation. "THE  /  EXECUTIVE" appears at top in black font. Below is an image of Paul Cook against a background that transitions from light blue at top to darker blue at bottom. Cook has short white and gray hair and brown eyes. He looks at the viewer with his head slightly turned, wearing a white collared shirt and a light blue bow tie. His right hand is visible in the portrait, held level with his bowtie in a loose fist. To the right of Cook article titles appear in white font.

2016.001.059 - Poster of Paul Cook, c. 1983-1989. Printed color poster mounted to foam core of the January 1983 cover of The Executive magazine. The cover features a portrait painting by Lawrence Williams of Paul M. Cook, the CEO and founder of the Raychem Corporation. "THE / EXECUTIVE" appears at top in black font. Below is an image of Paul Cook against a background that transitions from light blue at top to darker blue at bottom. Cook has short white and gray hair and brown eyes. He looks at the viewer with his head slightly turned, wearing a white collared shirt and a light blue bow tie. His right hand is visible in the portrait, held level with his bowtie in a loose fist. To the right of Cook article titles appear in white font.

Poster of Paul Cook, c. 1983-1989. Printed color poster mounted to foam core of the January 1983 cover of The Executive magazine. The cover features a portrait painting by Lawrence Williams of Paul M. Cook, the CEO and founder of the Raychem Corporation. "THE / EXECUTIVE" appears at top in black font. Below is an image of Paul Cook against a background that transitions from light blue at top to darker blue at bottom. Cook has short white and gray hair and brown eyes. He looks at the viewer with his head slightly turned, wearing a white collared shirt and a light blue bow tie. His right hand is visible in the portrait, held level with his bowtie in a loose fist. To the right of Cook article

Image of 2016.019.001 - Scenes from across San Mateo County by Ken Paul, c. July-August 1981. Signed framed artwork by local artist Ken Paul. Purchased by donor over 20 years ago for her husband's office. This piece of artwork is encased in a burgundy frame with a gray mat glass made of acyclic plastic over a white background with engravings. On the painting, there are various pictures and scenes engraved onto the painting. On the far top left hand corner, there is a engraved picture of a small building with a brick roof with three peaks on its left, front and in back, small dark windows, a small door, and a chimney in front of a pole, a tiny bike, part of the street and in the background, a palm tree and a small fence. The peaks are shaped triangularly with the front peak having a small oval shaped sign with some text engraved that says "SAN CARLOS". The words "SAN CARLOS" are in upper case and bold.  Underneath this engraving of the building is the street which has some engraved text on the bottom that says "RICHARDSON ROMANESQUE  / -  / NORTH END VIEW- SAN CARLOS  /  TRAIN STATION  /  7-4-81  /  EL CAMINO REAL and SAN CARLOS AVENUE". The text above is in all tiny lettering, uppercase including the letters "E" in the word "EL", "C" in the words "CAMINO" and "CARLOS", "R" in the word "REAL", "S" in "SAN", and "A" in the word "AVENUE". The rest of the letters in the phrase "EL CAMINO REAL and SAN CARLOS AVENUE" is lower case. Next to the engraved picture of the building on the top far left of the painting, there is some larger engraved text that says "STONE TRAIN DEPOT- /  SAN CARLOS-" with a heart shaped insignia in front of the letter "S"  in "STONE". The words "STONE TRAIN DEPOT" are in uppercase and in regular font, and the words "SAN CARLOS" are in uppercase and in bold. Next to the text that says "STONE TRAIN DEPOT- /  SAN CARLOS-", there is an engraved picture of a white building with a wide arch with a sign that says "COW PALACE", an entrance with six columns, two doors on each of its sides in the front of the building, some bushes and trees in the front of the building and parking spaces on the right are shaded in black, walkways and parking spaces in the front. The building is in white with black borders surrounding it throughout the top of the ceiling to the bottom where the doors and the six columns lie. There are five tiny tips at the top of the ceiling with a few squiggly lines extending on the side of the roof. Below the ceiling, and in the middle of the arch, engraved, in bold and shaded in black, the text reads "COW PALACE". The words "COW PALACE" are upper cased and are part of the sign of the building. Below the sign and on the left and right hand side of the arched building are its two doors with a dark border on the top right, and left hand side of the door. The doors also have an arched look as well and are rectangular in shape. In between the two doors and underneath the sign "COW PALACE" are six white columns that are connected and parallel from each other. Below the door on the left hand side are some bushes that are shaded in black. These bushes also appears towards the middle in front of the six white columns. In front of bushes, there are a set of lines separate from each other which are the parking spaces on the lot of the Cow Palace. The parking spaces also appear on the far right of the engraved picture. In front of the set of parking spaces on the right is a walkway with a light post, which next to a set of trees. On the left hand side, right hand side and in the back in the background, there is a set of buildings with one big building on the left side, houses on the right, and the city of San Francisco in the back. Below the set of bushes in the middle of the parking space lot, there is a small set of engraved text that says "K. Paul" which is written in cursive. Below the right hand side underneath the parking space lot, there is another small set of engraved text that says "K. Paul '81" with a small copyright insignia that has a circle and the word "c" in it, which are in regular lettering. Also on the far right, there is a date engraved that says "7-30-81, also in regular lettering". Below all of these sets of engraved text is another set of engraved text that is bigger than the text above and says "COW PALACE, NATIONALLY KNOWN EXHIBITION HALL  /  DALY CITY, CALIFORNIA  - SAN MATEO COUNTY". The text that says "COW PALACE, NATIONALLY KNOWN EXHIBITION HALL  /  DALY CITY, CALIFORNIA  - SAN MATEO COUNTY" is in uppercase with regular font. Below that set of text, next to a heart shaped insignia, another set of engraved text and in uppercase says "BIGGEST & LARGEST BARN  /  IN THE COUNTY  /  DALY CITY". The words "DALY CITY" are in bold while the rest of the phrase is in regular font. Next to the engraved picture of the Cow Palace is a set of engraved text that is bold and upper cased that says "SAN MATEO COUNTY  /  ARCHITECTUAL  /  HERITAGE FOR 75 YEARS,  /  1850's to 1920's" with a squiggly line at the end. Next to the set of text above on the far top right hand corner of the painting, is an engraved picture of the San Mateo Bridge with electrical lamp post across it, a utility pole in front of the bridge, the ocean in the background and in front of the bridge, and back of the utility pole. The bridge is in white, with black borders around it. The bridge is in an arch stretching from one end to the next with lamp posts spaced out from each other on top of the bridge.  The bridge is held together by sets of piers, which are sets of two columns that are underneath the arch that holds the bridge together. Underneath the bridge and its piers is a deck walkway which appears to look like a wooden deck. In front of the bridge, and in the middle of the ocean background is the utility pole, which stretches to the top and over the bridge with power lines on its left and right. Underneath the ocean background, there is a set of text that is small, in regular font, and upper cased and says "SAN MATEO BRIDGE, OLD & NEW STRUCTURE  /  (SPANS No. 17, 18, 19 AND 20). Next to those set of text, the text in small and in regular lettering says "7-24-81  /  K. Paul  /  K. Paul '81". The first set of "K. Paul" is in cursive and the second set of K. Paul is in regular font with a copyright insignia in front of it. Underneath the text ""SAN MATEO BRIDGE, OLD & NEW STRUCTURE  /  (SPANS No. 17, 18, 19 AND 20), the small text in regular font and uppercased says "{STEEL , CONCRETE, AND WATER}". Below the text "{STEEL , CONCRETE, AND WATER}, there is another set of engraved text next to a heart shaped insignia, that says "SAN MATEO BRIDGE  - NEW  /  AND OLD - FOSTER CITY". The words "FOSTER CITY" are in bold while the rest of the phrase above is in regular font. Below both the pictures of the Stone Train Depot and the Cow Palace, there is an engraved picture of a fertile farm land in front of a wooden fence with wooden stairs climbing a two story house with one door, two windows and a roof. Next to the house on its left and right are two small buildings, one rectangular in shape, and the other is round in shape. In the background toward the left, there are electrical poles with power lines connecting them. Toward the right, there is a few grassy hills slightly faded in the background. Underneath the engraved picture of the farm, there is a set of engraved text in uppercase and regular font next to a heart shaped insignia that says "FARM IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO ~". The words "SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO" are in bold and upper cased instead of regular font. Next to and below the engraved picture of the fertile farm is an engraved picture of a dam in Crystal Springs with the background of grassy hills on the top and sides of the dam, and a small tent-like building on the bottom of the dam. On the bottom corner of the engraved picture of the dam, there is a set of engraved text, in bold, that says "CRYSTAL SPRINGS DAM". Below the words "CRYSTAL SPRINGS DAM" is another set of text that says "7-29-81  /  K. Paul  /  K. Paul '81". Both the texts "7-29-81" and "K. Paul '81" are regular font with the exception of a copyright insignia in front of "K. Paul '81". The first set of text "K. Paul" is in cursive. Below the engraved picture is a set of text in upper cased with a heart shaped insignia in front of it that says "CONCRETE DAM ~ /  CRYSTAL  /  SPRINGS-". The words "CONCRETE DAM" are in regular font with a squiggly line next to it, and the words "CRYSTAL SPRINGS" are in bold font. Above the engraved picture of the concrete dam in Crystal Springs and to the right, there is a set of text, in upper case and with a heart shaped insignia that reads "PLATFORM TO LOAD  /  SALT ON SHIPS ~ /  PORT OF REDWOOD CITY". The words "REDWOOD CITY" is in bold while the rest of the phrase above is in regular font. Above the text "PLATFORM TO LOAD  /  SALT ON SHIPS ~ /  PORT OF REDWOOD CITY", there is an engraved picture of a  loading platform with wooden stairs that go up from the far left to the upper right next to a long metal. There are two metal towers with metal ladders, parallel to each other with one behind the set of wooden stairs and the other one next to the end of the wooden stairs. The one next to the end of the wooden stairs is proportionally bigger than the one behind the wooden stairs. Below these metal towers with metal ladders, are a set of wooden buildings, which are both small, and fit underneath the metal towers. Below the picture of the loading platform, there is a set of small engraved text that are uppercased that reads "LOADING PLATFORM FOR SHIPS  /  7-10-81 /  AT REDWOOD CITY". Next to the engraved picture of the loading platform on the far right is an engraved picture of a cement loader with metal stairs incline upwards to the top which is next to part of the roof of a building. Below the engraved picture of the cement loader is a set of small, upper cased text that says "CEMENT LOADER". Below the text "CEMENT LOADER is another set of engraved text next to a heart shaped insignia, but bigger than than the text above that says "CEMENT SILOS ~ END  /  OF HARBOR BLVD.  /  PORT OF REDWOOD  /  CITY ~" The text "CEMENT SILOS ~ END  /  OF HARBOR BLVD.  /  PORT OF" is in regular font and the words "REDWOOD  /  CITY  are in bold. Below the text "FARM IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO" is the engraved picture of a small field surrounded by a large fence in the front and back with three small buildings on the left, middle and right with cypress and pine trees across the grassy hilltops. On the bottom right corner of the engraving, there is a set of engraved text in regular font that says "K. Paul  /  "CASCADE RANCH"- CATTLE & ARTICHOKES  / {FORMER STEELE BROS. RANCH , 1860's   /  CYPRESS AND PINE TREES ALONG SAN MATEO /  K. PAUL '81 COUNTY COASTSIDE .  /  8-2-81". The words "K. Paul" is in cursive font. The text ""CASCADE RANCH"- CATTLE & ARTICHOKES  / {FORMER STEELE BROS. RANCH , 1860's   /  CYPRESS AND PINE TREES ALONG SAN MATEO  /  COUNTY COASTSIDE .  /  8-2-81" is in regular font and in upper case. The words "K. PAUL '81" is in uppercase with a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". Below the text above is some larger engraved text in uppercase with a heart shaped insignia in front of the text that says "OLDEST OPERATING FARM  /  IN COUNTY ~ CASCADE FARM". The text "OLDEST OPERATING FARM  /  IN COUNTY is in regular font. The text "~ CASCADE FARM" is in bold. Next to both sets of engraved text above is an engraved picture of a pillar that is supporting the dam at Crystal Springs with a long stretched road and dark bushes at the top of the pillar and a small river at the bottom of the dam in the background. Below the engraved picture of the pillar is a set of engraved text in uppercase and with a heart shaped insignia in front of the text that says "PILLAR SUPPORTS ON TOP  /  OF DAM ~ CRYSTAL SPRINGS ~". The text "PILLAR SUPPORTS ON TOP  /  OF DAM ~" and the squiggly lines after "DAM" and "SPRINGS" is in regular font. The text "CRYSTAL SPRINGS" is in bold.  Next to the engraved picture of the concrete dam at Crystal Springs is a engraved picture of two-story white manor house with a brick roof, two entrances with one of them having the door ajar and wooden stairs below, multiple windows surrounding the front, side, and top of the house with the windows near the roof extended outward with parts of power lines connected to each one and a section of the house in the front extended for its entrance with wooden stairs and handrails at the bottom. In the background, the two-story white manor house is surrounded by a wooden fence made of barbed wire throughout. On the bottom of the engraved picture, there is a set of engraved text in regular font that says "K. Paul  /  7-23-81  / NORTH-EAST VIEW  /  K. PAUL '81  /  CEMENT STORAGE PLANT OFFICE  /  REDWOOD CITY, HARBOR BLVD.  /  "SHELL HOUSE" ". The words "K. Paul" are in cursive. The words "7-23-81  / NORTH-EAST VIEW  /  CEMENT STORAGE PLANT OFFICE  /  REDWOOD CITY, HARBOR BLVD.  /  "SHELL HOUSE" " are in regular font and in uppercase. The words "K. PAUL '81" are in regular font and in uppercase with a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". Below the engraved picture of the Cascade Ranch are two engravings of the same lighthouse except the one of the upper right hand corner is disproportionately smaller and in white. The tower on the upper right hand corner is connected a small house with stairs and a walkway below, a small fence surrounding the lighthouse in the background and a lightning pole near the left of the walkway in front of the small building next to the tower. The engraved picture of the disproportionately bigger lighthouse has a brick roof with two small metal chimneys extending upward and a wooden white door frame with tiny mirrors at the middle and top rails of the door. In between the top and middle rail of the door, there is a rectangular white sign with a dark, bold engraving that says "1871". Connected to the brick building is the brick tower that extends upward with two white windows towards the middle of the tower, and near the top of the tower. Towards the top of the tower, it is separated into two sections or rails that go around the towers and mirrors that make up the top half of the tower. Next to the more detailed lighthouse, there is a set of engraved text in regular font and uppercase with a heart shaped insignia next to that says "FRENCH LENS  /  IN LIGHTHOUSE  /  OVER 100  /  YEARS OLD".  Next to the set of text above is an engraved picture of a concrete bridge that extends through in an arched position with a light post on the far left of the bridge, concrete columns on both sides while being surrounded by a wooden fence on the right and concrete stone wall with grassy bushes on the left. Underneath the wooden fence is a metal pipe that extends from left to right and underneath the bridge. The bridge underneath has a deck shaped like a circle surrounded by water and grass at the bottom. At the bottom of the engraved picture are a set of engraved text that says "K. Paul  /  HALF MOON BAY , CA.  /  K. PAUL '81  /  7-18-81". The words "K. Paul" are in cursive. The words "HALF MOON BAY , CA.  /  7-18-81" are in uppercase, and in bold. The words "K. PAUL '81" are in uppercase and in bold, but has a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". Also below the engraved picture, surrounded by lines around the text in regular font and in bold that says "REINFORCED  /  FIRST CONCRETE BRIDGE IN SAN MATEO COUNTY.  /  BUILT IN 1900". Below that set of text above is another set of text in regular font, and in upper case above a square surrounding more text that says "PLAQUE - ".  The regular, and in bold text inside the square says "FIRST CONCRETE BRIDGE  /  ERECTED IN SAN MATEO  / COUNTY 1900  /  J.B.  DEBENEDETTI  /  SUPERVISOR  /  D. DROMFIELD + C.TOBEY  /  JR. ENGINEERS". On the side of the square next the the words "C. TOBEY" is some text in regular font and in upper case that says "R.C. MATTINELY E-W HEADEY / CONTRACTORS". Below the engraved picture and all of the text above is another set of text disproportionately bigger than the text above in upper case with a heart shaped insignia next to it that says "REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE ~  /  FIRST IN THE COUNTY ~1900  /  HALF MOON BAY". The words "REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE ~  /  FIRST IN THE COUNTY ~" are in regular font. The words "HALF MOON BAY" are in bold. Next to the engraved picture of the concrete bridge is an engraved picture of the small brick building with two metal chimneys extending upward from its brick roof, a white door with a small square plaque with engraved bold text that says "1871" with a glass mirror near its top rail, concrete steps and walkway below and windows at the side of the house. The brick building is connected to a brick tower. In front of the brick building, on its left and right of the door are two plaques, one small, and one medium sized. The one on the right hand side of the door is the small plaque which is rectangular in shape. Its engraved regular upper case text can be seen on the upper right hand corner which says "CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL  /  CIVIL ENGINEERING  /  LAND-  /  MARK  /  PIDGEON POINT   /  LIGHTHOUSE 1871  /  S.F.  SEC. ASCE 1976". In middle of the plaque next to the words "LAND-  /  MARK" is a tiny little plaque that is shaped like a shield. The other plaque that is rectangularly shaped, but with arches on the left hand side of the door with engraved regular uppercase text that can be read at the top that says "PIDGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE  /  THIS BRICK LIGHTHOUSE WAS BUILT TO  /  INCORPORATE A FRENCH FIRST ORDER  /  LENS. IT FIRST FLASHED OVER THE PACIFIC IN NOVEMBER, 1872 AND THE LIGHTHOUSE  /  HAS SERVED CONTINUOUSLY WITHOUT  /  STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS SINCE  /  THAT TIME.   /  CALIF LANDMARK 930  /  PLAQUE PLACED BY U.S. CG. OCTOBER 3, 1980". Inside the plaque above the words "PIDGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE"  are an engraved picture of a bear with two stars on each side below it. Below the engraved picture, are a set of text that are in regular font that says "7-26-81  /  K. PAUL '81  / K. Paul". The words "7-26-81" are in regular font and upper cased. The words "K. PAUL '81" are in regular font and upper cased with a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". The words "K. Paul" is in cursive. Below this set of text and the engraved picture is a set of text in upper case next to a heart shaped insignia that says "BRICK LIGHTHOUSE ON  /  PIDGEON POINT ~ COUNTY COAST". The words "BRICK LIGHTHOUSE ON  /  ~ COUNTY COAST" are in regular font. The words "PIDGEON POINT" are in bold. On the far bottom right corner, there is an engraving of a wooden cottage house with a wooden door outlooking a wooden deck and stairs with multiple windows at the top left, top front, bottom left and bottom front, a metal chimney on the top side of the house, and several trees surrounding the left and front of the wooden house. Next to the engraving of this cottage house is some engraved upper cased text next to a heart shaped insignia that says "ORIGINAL COTTAGE  /  FROM BOREL ESTATE~  /  SAN MATEO  /  ~  /  1870". The text "ORIGINAL COTTAGE  /  FROM BOREL ESTATE~ " is in regular font. The text "SAN MATEO  /  ~  /  1870" is in bold. Underneath the set of engraved text "BRICK LIGHTHOUSE ON  /  PIDGEON POINT ~ COUNTY COAST" is a engraved picture of a wooden tree with its trunk surrounded by a metal wires in front of a lattice tree house with a wooden door at the bottom with a wooden fence off to the right side of the tree house. There are also wooden boards holding the top lattice half of the tree house from the bottom wooden half including the door. Next to the tree is a metal pole with a sign with a picture of bus above some engraved upper cased regular font text that says " BOA. PALO  /  ALTO S.P.  /  DEPOT  /  SAM TRANS". Next to the left of the tree surrounded by metal wires, part of a signature can be seen that written in pencil, not able to read it, which underneath the gray mat glass. The back of the burgundy frame is surrounded by brown paper to cover the back of the painting with a white square small tag at the upper right corner at the top. The white small tag has some printed text in red that says "ATTENTION  / This picture is framed with  / ACRYLIC PLASTIC  /  TO CLEAN:  /  Use of a Plastic Cleaner is recommended  /  or  /  a mild detergent solution and a soft cloth  /  DO NOT USE:  /  Solvent-type cleaners  /  Glass Cleaners containing Ammonia / Abrasive Cleaners". The set of words "ATTENTION",  "ACRYLIC PLASTIC", "TO CLEAN", and "DO NOT USE" are in red and bold, and bigger font than the rest of the words in the white square small tag. The rest of the words and phrases are also in red, but in regular font and small than the bold text in the white square small tag. Towards the middle of the back of the painting are two metal eyes screws connected one long metal wire. At the very bottom of the back of the painting are two brown felt round pads, one on each side.

2016.019.001 - Scenes from across San Mateo County by Ken Paul, c. July-August 1981. Signed framed artwork by local artist Ken Paul. Purchased by donor over 20 years ago for her husband's office. This piece of artwork is encased in a burgundy frame with a gray mat glass made of acyclic plastic over a white background with engravings. On the painting, there are various pictures and scenes engraved onto the painting. On the far top left hand corner, there is a engraved picture of a small building with a brick roof with three peaks on its left, front and in back, small dark windows, a small door, and a chimney in front of a pole, a tiny bike, part of the street and in the background, a palm tree and a small fence. The peaks are shaped triangularly with the front peak having a small oval shaped sign with some text engraved that says "SAN CARLOS". The words "SAN CARLOS" are in upper case and bold. Underneath this engraving of the building is the street which has some engraved text on the bottom that says "RICHARDSON ROMANESQUE / - / NORTH END VIEW- SAN CARLOS / TRAIN STATION / 7-4-81 / EL CAMINO REAL and SAN CARLOS AVENUE". The text above is in all tiny lettering, uppercase including the letters "E" in the word "EL", "C" in the words "CAMINO" and "CARLOS", "R" in the word "REAL", "S" in "SAN", and "A" in the word "AVENUE". The rest of the letters in the phrase "EL CAMINO REAL and SAN CARLOS AVENUE" is lower case. Next to the engraved picture of the building on the top far left of the painting, there is some larger engraved text that says "STONE TRAIN DEPOT- / SAN CARLOS-" with a heart shaped insignia in front of the letter "S" in "STONE". The words "STONE TRAIN DEPOT" are in uppercase and in regular font, and the words "SAN CARLOS" are in uppercase and in bold. Next to the text that says "STONE TRAIN DEPOT- / SAN CARLOS-", there is an engraved picture of a white building with a wide arch with a sign that says "COW PALACE", an entrance with six columns, two doors on each of its sides in the front of the building, some bushes and trees in the front of the building and parking spaces on the right are shaded in black, walkways and parking spaces in the front. The building is in white with black borders surrounding it throughout the top of the ceiling to the bottom where the doors and the six columns lie. There are five tiny tips at the top of the ceiling with a few squiggly lines extending on the side of the roof. Below the ceiling, and in the middle of the arch, engraved, in bold and shaded in black, the text reads "COW PALACE". The words "COW PALACE" are upper cased and are part of the sign of the building. Below the sign and on the left and right hand side of the arched building are its two doors with a dark border on the top right, and left hand side of the door. The doors also have an arched look as well and are rectangular in shape. In between the two doors and underneath the sign "COW PALACE" are six white columns that are connected and parallel from each other. Below the door on the left hand side are some bushes that are shaded in black. These bushes also appears towards the middle in front of the six white columns. In front of bushes, there are a set of lines separate from each other which are the parking spaces on the lot of the Cow Palace. The parking spaces also appear on the far right of the engraved picture. In front of the set of parking spaces on the right is a walkway with a light post, which next to a set of trees. On the left hand side, right hand side and in the back in the background, there is a set of buildings with one big building on the left side, houses on the right, and the city of San Francisco in the back. Below the set of bushes in the middle of the parking space lot, there is a small set of engraved text that says "K. Paul" which is written in cursive. Below the right hand side underneath the parking space lot, there is another small set of engraved text that says "K. Paul '81" with a small copyright insignia that has a circle and the word "c" in it, which are in regular lettering. Also on the far right, there is a date engraved that says "7-30-81, also in regular lettering". Below all of these sets of engraved text is another set of engraved text that is bigger than the text above and says "COW PALACE, NATIONALLY KNOWN EXHIBITION HALL / DALY CITY, CALIFORNIA - SAN MATEO COUNTY". The text that says "COW PALACE, NATIONALLY KNOWN EXHIBITION HALL / DALY CITY, CALIFORNIA - SAN MATEO COUNTY" is in uppercase with regular font. Below that set of text, next to a heart shaped insignia, another set of engraved text and in uppercase says "BIGGEST & LARGEST BARN / IN THE COUNTY / DALY CITY". The words "DALY CITY" are in bold while the rest of the phrase is in regular font. Next to the engraved picture of the Cow Palace is a set of engraved text that is bold and upper cased that says "SAN MATEO COUNTY / ARCHITECTUAL / HERITAGE FOR 75 YEARS, / 1850's to 1920's" with a squiggly line at the end. Next to the set of text above on the far top right hand corner of the painting, is an engraved picture of the San Mateo Bridge with electrical lamp post across it, a utility pole in front of the bridge, the ocean in the background and in front of the bridge, and back of the utility pole. The bridge is in white, with black borders around it. The bridge is in an arch stretching from one end to the next with lamp posts spaced out from each other on top of the bridge. The bridge is held together by sets of piers, which are sets of two columns that are underneath the arch that holds the bridge together. Underneath the bridge and its piers is a deck walkway which appears to look like a wooden deck. In front of the bridge, and in the middle of the ocean background is the utility pole, which stretches to the top and over the bridge with power lines on its left and right. Underneath the ocean background, there is a set of text that is small, in regular font, and upper cased and says "SAN MATEO BRIDGE, OLD & NEW STRUCTURE / (SPANS No. 17, 18, 19 AND 20). Next to those set of text, the text in small and in regular lettering says "7-24-81 / K. Paul / K. Paul '81". The first set of "K. Paul" is in cursive and the second set of K. Paul is in regular font with a copyright insignia in front of it. Underneath the text ""SAN MATEO BRIDGE, OLD & NEW STRUCTURE / (SPANS No. 17, 18, 19 AND 20), the small text in regular font and uppercased says "{STEEL , CONCRETE, AND WATER}". Below the text "{STEEL , CONCRETE, AND WATER}, there is another set of engraved text next to a heart shaped insignia, that says "SAN MATEO BRIDGE - NEW / AND OLD - FOSTER CITY". The words "FOSTER CITY" are in bold while the rest of the phrase above is in regular font. Below both the pictures of the Stone Train Depot and the Cow Palace, there is an engraved picture of a fertile farm land in front of a wooden fence with wooden stairs climbing a two story house with one door, two windows and a roof. Next to the house on its left and right are two small buildings, one rectangular in shape, and the other is round in shape. In the background toward the left, there are electrical poles with power lines connecting them. Toward the right, there is a few grassy hills slightly faded in the background. Underneath the engraved picture of the farm, there is a set of engraved text in uppercase and regular font next to a heart shaped insignia that says "FARM IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO ~". The words "SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO" are in bold and upper cased instead of regular font. Next to and below the engraved picture of the fertile farm is an engraved picture of a dam in Crystal Springs with the background of grassy hills on the top and sides of the dam, and a small tent-like building on the bottom of the dam. On the bottom corner of the engraved picture of the dam, there is a set of engraved text, in bold, that says "CRYSTAL SPRINGS DAM". Below the words "CRYSTAL SPRINGS DAM" is another set of text that says "7-29-81 / K. Paul / K. Paul '81". Both the texts "7-29-81" and "K. Paul '81" are regular font with the exception of a copyright insignia in front of "K. Paul '81". The first set of text "K. Paul" is in cursive. Below the engraved picture is a set of text in upper cased with a heart shaped insignia in front of it that says "CONCRETE DAM ~ / CRYSTAL / SPRINGS-". The words "CONCRETE DAM" are in regular font with a squiggly line next to it, and the words "CRYSTAL SPRINGS" are in bold font. Above the engraved picture of the concrete dam in Crystal Springs and to the right, there is a set of text, in upper case and with a heart shaped insignia that reads "PLATFORM TO LOAD / SALT ON SHIPS ~ / PORT OF REDWOOD CITY". The words "REDWOOD CITY" is in bold while the rest of the phrase above is in regular font. Above the text "PLATFORM TO LOAD / SALT ON SHIPS ~ / PORT OF REDWOOD CITY", there is an engraved picture of a loading platform with wooden stairs that go up from the far left to the upper right next to a long metal. There are two metal towers with metal ladders, parallel to each other with one behind the set of wooden stairs and the other one next to the end of the wooden stairs. The one next to the end of the wooden stairs is proportionally bigger than the one behind the wooden stairs. Below these metal towers with metal ladders, are a set of wooden buildings, which are both small, and fit underneath the metal towers. Below the picture of the loading platform, there is a set of small engraved text that are uppercased that reads "LOADING PLATFORM FOR SHIPS / 7-10-81 / AT REDWOOD CITY". Next to the engraved picture of the loading platform on the far right is an engraved picture of a cement loader with metal stairs incline upwards to the top which is next to part of the roof of a building. Below the engraved picture of the cement loader is a set of small, upper cased text that says "CEMENT LOADER". Below the text "CEMENT LOADER is another set of engraved text next to a heart shaped insignia, but bigger than than the text above that says "CEMENT SILOS ~ END / OF HARBOR BLVD. / PORT OF REDWOOD / CITY ~" The text "CEMENT SILOS ~ END / OF HARBOR BLVD. / PORT OF" is in regular font and the words "REDWOOD / CITY are in bold. Below the text "FARM IN SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO" is the engraved picture of a small field surrounded by a large fence in the front and back with three small buildings on the left, middle and right with cypress and pine trees across the grassy hilltops. On the bottom right corner of the engraving, there is a set of engraved text in regular font that says "K. Paul / "CASCADE RANCH"- CATTLE & ARTICHOKES / {FORMER STEELE BROS. RANCH , 1860's / CYPRESS AND PINE TREES ALONG SAN MATEO / K. PAUL '81 COUNTY COASTSIDE . / 8-2-81". The words "K. Paul" is in cursive font. The text ""CASCADE RANCH"- CATTLE & ARTICHOKES / {FORMER STEELE BROS. RANCH , 1860's / CYPRESS AND PINE TREES ALONG SAN MATEO / COUNTY COASTSIDE . / 8-2-81" is in regular font and in upper case. The words "K. PAUL '81" is in uppercase with a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". Below the text above is some larger engraved text in uppercase with a heart shaped insignia in front of the text that says "OLDEST OPERATING FARM / IN COUNTY ~ CASCADE FARM". The text "OLDEST OPERATING FARM / IN COUNTY is in regular font. The text "~ CASCADE FARM" is in bold. Next to both sets of engraved text above is an engraved picture of a pillar that is supporting the dam at Crystal Springs with a long stretched road and dark bushes at the top of the pillar and a small river at the bottom of the dam in the background. Below the engraved picture of the pillar is a set of engraved text in uppercase and with a heart shaped insignia in front of the text that says "PILLAR SUPPORTS ON TOP / OF DAM ~ CRYSTAL SPRINGS ~". The text "PILLAR SUPPORTS ON TOP / OF DAM ~" and the squiggly lines after "DAM" and "SPRINGS" is in regular font. The text "CRYSTAL SPRINGS" is in bold. Next to the engraved picture of the concrete dam at Crystal Springs is a engraved picture of two-story white manor house with a brick roof, two entrances with one of them having the door ajar and wooden stairs below, multiple windows surrounding the front, side, and top of the house with the windows near the roof extended outward with parts of power lines connected to each one and a section of the house in the front extended for its entrance with wooden stairs and handrails at the bottom. In the background, the two-story white manor house is surrounded by a wooden fence made of barbed wire throughout. On the bottom of the engraved picture, there is a set of engraved text in regular font that says "K. Paul / 7-23-81 / NORTH-EAST VIEW / K. PAUL '81 / CEMENT STORAGE PLANT OFFICE / REDWOOD CITY, HARBOR BLVD. / "SHELL HOUSE" ". The words "K. Paul" are in cursive. The words "7-23-81 / NORTH-EAST VIEW / CEMENT STORAGE PLANT OFFICE / REDWOOD CITY, HARBOR BLVD. / "SHELL HOUSE" " are in regular font and in uppercase. The words "K. PAUL '81" are in regular font and in uppercase with a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". Below the engraved picture of the Cascade Ranch are two engravings of the same lighthouse except the one of the upper right hand corner is disproportionately smaller and in white. The tower on the upper right hand corner is connected a small house with stairs and a walkway below, a small fence surrounding the lighthouse in the background and a lightning pole near the left of the walkway in front of the small building next to the tower. The engraved picture of the disproportionately bigger lighthouse has a brick roof with two small metal chimneys extending upward and a wooden white door frame with tiny mirrors at the middle and top rails of the door. In between the top and middle rail of the door, there is a rectangular white sign with a dark, bold engraving that says "1871". Connected to the brick building is the brick tower that extends upward with two white windows towards the middle of the tower, and near the top of the tower. Towards the top of the tower, it is separated into two sections or rails that go around the towers and mirrors that make up the top half of the tower. Next to the more detailed lighthouse, there is a set of engraved text in regular font and uppercase with a heart shaped insignia next to that says "FRENCH LENS / IN LIGHTHOUSE / OVER 100 / YEARS OLD". Next to the set of text above is an engraved picture of a concrete bridge that extends through in an arched position with a light post on the far left of the bridge, concrete columns on both sides while being surrounded by a wooden fence on the right and concrete stone wall with grassy bushes on the left. Underneath the wooden fence is a metal pipe that extends from left to right and underneath the bridge. The bridge underneath has a deck shaped like a circle surrounded by water and grass at the bottom. At the bottom of the engraved picture are a set of engraved text that says "K. Paul / HALF MOON BAY , CA. / K. PAUL '81 / 7-18-81". The words "K. Paul" are in cursive. The words "HALF MOON BAY , CA. / 7-18-81" are in uppercase, and in bold. The words "K. PAUL '81" are in uppercase and in bold, but has a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". Also below the engraved picture, surrounded by lines around the text in regular font and in bold that says "REINFORCED / FIRST CONCRETE BRIDGE IN SAN MATEO COUNTY. / BUILT IN 1900". Below that set of text above is another set of text in regular font, and in upper case above a square surrounding more text that says "PLAQUE - ". The regular, and in bold text inside the square says "FIRST CONCRETE BRIDGE / ERECTED IN SAN MATEO / COUNTY 1900 / J.B. DEBENEDETTI / SUPERVISOR / D. DROMFIELD + C.TOBEY / JR. ENGINEERS". On the side of the square next the the words "C. TOBEY" is some text in regular font and in upper case that says "R.C. MATTINELY E-W HEADEY / CONTRACTORS". Below the engraved picture and all of the text above is another set of text disproportionately bigger than the text above in upper case with a heart shaped insignia next to it that says "REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE ~ / FIRST IN THE COUNTY ~1900 / HALF MOON BAY". The words "REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGE ~ / FIRST IN THE COUNTY ~" are in regular font. The words "HALF MOON BAY" are in bold. Next to the engraved picture of the concrete bridge is an engraved picture of the small brick building with two metal chimneys extending upward from its brick roof, a white door with a small square plaque with engraved bold text that says "1871" with a glass mirror near its top rail, concrete steps and walkway below and windows at the side of the house. The brick building is connected to a brick tower. In front of the brick building, on its left and right of the door are two plaques, one small, and one medium sized. The one on the right hand side of the door is the small plaque which is rectangular in shape. Its engraved regular upper case text can be seen on the upper right hand corner which says "CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL / CIVIL ENGINEERING / LAND- / MARK / PIDGEON POINT / LIGHTHOUSE 1871 / S.F. SEC. ASCE 1976". In middle of the plaque next to the words "LAND- / MARK" is a tiny little plaque that is shaped like a shield. The other plaque that is rectangularly shaped, but with arches on the left hand side of the door with engraved regular uppercase text that can be read at the top that says "PIDGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE / THIS BRICK LIGHTHOUSE WAS BUILT TO / INCORPORATE A FRENCH FIRST ORDER / LENS. IT FIRST FLASHED OVER THE PACIFIC IN NOVEMBER, 1872 AND THE LIGHTHOUSE / HAS SERVED CONTINUOUSLY WITHOUT / STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS SINCE / THAT TIME. / CALIF LANDMARK 930 / PLAQUE PLACED BY U.S. CG. OCTOBER 3, 1980". Inside the plaque above the words "PIDGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE" are an engraved picture of a bear with two stars on each side below it. Below the engraved picture, are a set of text that are in regular font that says "7-26-81 / K. PAUL '81 / K. Paul". The words "7-26-81" are in regular font and upper cased. The words "K. PAUL '81" are in regular font and upper cased with a copyright insignia in front of the letter "K". The words "K. Paul" is in cursive. Below this set of text and the engraved picture is a set of text in upper case next to a heart shaped insignia that says "BRICK LIGHTHOUSE ON / PIDGEON POINT ~ COUNTY COAST". The words "BRICK LIGHTHOUSE ON / ~ COUNTY COAST" are in regular font. The words "PIDGEON POINT" are in bold. On the far bottom right corner, there is an engraving of a wooden cottage house with a wooden door outlooking a wooden deck and stairs with multiple windows at the top left, top front, bottom left and bottom front, a metal chimney on the top side of the house, and several trees surrounding the left and front of the wooden house. Next to the engraving of this cottage house is some engraved upper cased text next to a heart shaped insignia that says "ORIGINAL COTTAGE / FROM BOREL ESTATE~ / SAN MATEO / ~ / 1870". The text "ORIGINAL COTTAGE / FROM BOREL ESTATE~ " is in regular font. The text "SAN MATEO / ~ / 1870" is in bold. Underneath the set of engraved text "BRICK LIGHTHOUSE ON / PIDGEON POINT ~ COUNTY COAST" is a engraved picture of a wooden tree with its trunk surrounded by a metal wires in front of a lattice tree house with a wooden door at the bottom with a wooden fence off to the right side of the tree house. There are also wooden boards holding the top lattice half of the tree house from the bottom wooden half including the door. Next to the tree is a metal pole with a sign with a picture of bus above some engraved upper cased regular font text that says " BOA. PALO / ALTO S.P. / DEPOT / SAM TRANS". Next to the left of the tree surrounded by metal wires, part of a signature can be seen that written in pencil, not able to read it, which underneath the gray mat glass. The back of the burgundy frame is surrounded by brown paper to cover the back of the painting with a white square small tag at the upper right corner at the top. The white small tag has some printed text in red that says "ATTENTION / This picture is framed with / ACRYLIC PLASTIC / TO CLEAN: / Use of a Plastic Cleaner is recommended / or / a mild detergent solution and a soft cloth / DO NOT USE: / Solvent-type cleaners / Glass Cleaners containing Ammonia / Abrasive Cleaners". The set of words "ATTENTION", "ACRYLIC PLASTIC", "TO CLEAN", and "DO NOT USE" are in red and bold, and bigger font than the rest of the words in the white square small tag. The rest of the words and phrases are also in red, but in regular font and small than the bold text in the white square small tag. Towards the middle of the back of the painting are two metal eyes screws connected one long metal wire. At the very bottom of the back of the painting are two brown felt round pads, one on each side.

Scenes from across San Mateo County by Ken Paul, c. July-August 1981. Signed framed artwork by local artist Ken Paul. Purchased by donor over 20 years ago for her husband's office. This piece of artwork is encased in a burgundy frame with a gray mat glass made of acyclic plastic over a white background with engravings. On the painting, there are various pictures and scenes engraved onto the painting. On the far top left hand corner, there is a engraved picture of a small building with a brick roof with three peaks on its left, front and in back, small dark windows, a small door, and a chimney in front of a pole, a tiny bike, part of the street and in the background, a palm tree and a small fe

Image of 2016.015.004.1 - Jerome Kirk

2016.015.004.1 - Jerome Kirk

Paperback photography book of artwork by Jerome Kirk with design and editing by Nori Nisbet and foreward by Peter Selz. A photograph of the sculpture "AURORA" installed at Raychem Corporation heqdquarters in Menlo Park appears on page 16.

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2017.008.095 - Legends of the Coastland

Legends of the Coastland by Galen Wolf; edited by Shannon Nottestad, 2012. This book is a series of stories and illustations from Galen Wolf "recounting his childhood in San Francisco and Spanishtown (Half Moon Bay)....and other highlights of his life in art" [front book jacket]. Includes a signature and note to both JoAnn and Julie; illustrations and stories of Galen Wolf; a foreword by Shannon Nottestad; introduction; acknowledgement page including an acknowledgement for both Julie and JoAnn on pg. 96. Also includes three small books: Coastland; 1885; and the Town that Never Was; a pamphlet on the biography of Galen Wolf; two postcards on two artshows of Galen Wolf's works to JoAnn Semones

Image of 2015.001.00459.1 - Burlingame Kindergarten Class at McKinley School, September 1949

2015.001.00459.1 - Burlingame Kindergarten Class at McKinley School, September 1949

Burlingame Kindergarten Class at McKinley School, September 1949. Black and white negative shows a kindergarten class at McKinley School in Burlingame, California. The group portrait shows fourteen elementary school students in a classroom with many of the children wearing checkered aprons. Some of the students stand in front of easels holding paintbrushes, two are sitting in small chairs, two are sitting cross-legged on the floor, and the rest are standing around a sandbox table. A board with pictures of children is visible behind the sandbox. There is a piano with three songbooks in the corner of the room at far right. The photograph was taken from across the room, and a large plaid rug fil