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Name Atherton
Number of Archive records 12
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Image of 2015.003.046 - Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card.  The front of the card has an image of Melvin wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with orange, white and black stripes around the collar.  He is also wearing a black baseball cap with an orange interlocking "SF".  The Giants logo appears in the upper left corner and the Topps logo in the bottom left corner.  Text in an orange box at the bottom edge reads, "BOB MELVIN".  The front of the card has a border that is wooden in appearance.  The back of the card is yellow and lists Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments.  Also includes the Topps logo as well as copyright information.

2015.003.046 - Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Melvin wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with orange, white and black stripes around the collar. He is also wearing a black baseball cap with an orange interlocking "SF". The Giants logo appears in the upper left corner and the Topps logo in the bottom left corner. Text in an orange box at the bottom edge reads, "BOB MELVIN". The front of the card has a border that is wooden in appearance. The back of the card is yellow and lists Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes the Topps logo as well as copyright information.

Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Melvin wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with orange, white and black stripes around the collar. He is also wearing a black baseball cap with an orange interlocking "SF". The Giants logo appears in the upper left corner and the Topps logo in the bottom left corner. Text in an orange box at the bottom edge reads, "BOB MELVIN". The front of the card has a border that is wooden in appearance. The back of the card is yellow and lists Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes the Topps logo as well as copyright information.

Image of 2015.003.047 - Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1986, Donruss paper card.  The front of the card has an image of Melvin with a black border.  He is wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes and letters.  He is also wearing a black batting helmet with an orange 'SF' and is holding a baseball bat over his right shoulder.  Text reads, "BOB MELVIN c".  Also includes Donruss and Giants logos.  The back of the card is orange-yellow with a white box.  Text describes Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments.  Also includes MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

2015.003.047 - Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1986, Donruss paper card. The front of the card has an image of Melvin with a black border. He is wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes and letters. He is also wearing a black batting helmet with an orange 'SF' and is holding a baseball bat over his right shoulder. Text reads, "BOB MELVIN c". Also includes Donruss and Giants logos. The back of the card is orange-yellow with a white box. Text describes Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1986, Donruss paper card. The front of the card has an image of Melvin with a black border. He is wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes and letters. He is also wearing a black batting helmet with an orange 'SF' and is holding a baseball bat over his right shoulder. Text reads, "BOB MELVIN c". Also includes Donruss and Giants logos. The back of the card is orange-yellow with a white box. Text describes Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

Image of 2015.003.048 - Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1988, Topps paper card.  The front of the card has an image of Melvin with a white border.  He is wearing a grey San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes and letters and a black batting helmet.  He standing in the batter's box during a game and is in a batting stance. Text reads, "GIANTS" and "BOB MELVIN".  Also includes Topps' logo.  The back of the card is orange-brown with black text.  Text describes Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments.  Also includes copyright information.

2015.003.048 - Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1988, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Melvin with a white border. He is wearing a grey San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes and letters and a black batting helmet. He standing in the batter's box during a game and is in a batting stance. Text reads, "GIANTS" and "BOB MELVIN". Also includes Topps' logo. The back of the card is orange-brown with black text. Text describes Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes copyright information.

Bob Melvin Baseball Card, 1988, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Melvin with a white border. He is wearing a grey San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes and letters and a black batting helmet. He standing in the batter's box during a game and is in a batting stance. Text reads, "GIANTS" and "BOB MELVIN". Also includes Topps' logo. The back of the card is orange-brown with black text. Text describes Melvin's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes copyright information.

Image of 1975.236.003 - c. 1890 Wagonette Carriage has a two-passenger driver seat with facing side passenger seats in back.  It has iron tires and would be drawn by two horses.  Upholstered seat cushions in back.

1975.236.003 - c. 1890 Wagonette Carriage has a two-passenger driver seat with facing side passenger seats in back. It has iron tires and would be drawn by two horses. Upholstered seat cushions in back.

c. 1890 Wagonette Carriage has a two-passenger driver seat with facing side passenger seats in back. It has iron tires and would be drawn by two horses. Upholstered seat cushions in back.

Image of 1975.236.004 - c. 1890 Buggy/Runabout.  Buggy has a single black leather upholstered seat and iron tires.  It would be drawn by a single horse.  Removable black leather cover is affixed with iron side bars.

1975.236.004 - c. 1890 Buggy/Runabout. Buggy has a single black leather upholstered seat and iron tires. It would be drawn by a single horse. Removable black leather cover is affixed with iron side bars.

c. 1890 Buggy/Runabout. Buggy has a single black leather upholstered seat and iron tires. It would be drawn by a single horse. Removable black leather cover is affixed with iron side bars.

Image of 1975.236.005 - c. 1890 Breaking Cart or Sulky has a wooden frame that has been painted red.  Seat and interior are painted black.  Cart has a red upholstered removable cushion.  There are brackets for two backrest cushions but only one, with black leather upholstery, is present.

1975.236.005 - c. 1890 Breaking Cart or Sulky has a wooden frame that has been painted red. Seat and interior are painted black. Cart has a red upholstered removable cushion. There are brackets for two backrest cushions but only one, with black leather upholstery, is present.

c. 1890 Breaking Cart or Sulky has a wooden frame that has been painted red. Seat and interior are painted black. Cart has a red upholstered removable cushion. There are brackets for two backrest cushions but only one, with black leather upholstery, is present.

Image of 1975.236.006 - c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey.  Two horse, two seat surrey has iron wheels and a collapsible canopy top.  Bench seats are upholstered black leather.

1975.236.006 - c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey. Two horse, two seat surrey has iron wheels and a collapsible canopy top. Bench seats are upholstered black leather.

c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey. Two horse, two seat surrey has iron wheels and a collapsible canopy top. Bench seats are upholstered black leather.

Image of 1975.236.007 - c. 1890 Single-seat Buggy has a bench seat with black leather tufted upholstery stuffed with horse hair.  Wooden body and wheels are painted black and vehicle has rubber tires.

1975.236.007 - c. 1890 Single-seat Buggy has a bench seat with black leather tufted upholstery stuffed with horse hair. Wooden body and wheels are painted black and vehicle has rubber tires.

c. 1890 Single-seat Buggy has a bench seat with black leather tufted upholstery stuffed with horse hair. Wooden body and wheels are painted black and vehicle has rubber tires.

Image of 1975.236.008 - c. 1890 Shooting Trap Carriage.  This is a two-horse drawn carriage.  Metal frame and wheels are painted red.  Body and seat cushions are upholstered in brown-colored leather.  Vehical has white rubber tires and red metal step plates.  There is a wicker boot on the side of carriage.  Possibly used for hunting.

1975.236.008 - c. 1890 Shooting Trap Carriage. This is a two-horse drawn carriage. Metal frame and wheels are painted red. Body and seat cushions are upholstered in brown-colored leather. Vehical has white rubber tires and red metal step plates. There is a wicker boot on the side of carriage. Possibly used for hunting.

c. 1890 Shooting Trap Carriage. This is a two-horse drawn carriage. Metal frame and wheels are painted red. Body and seat cushions are upholstered in brown-colored leather. Vehical has white rubber tires and red metal step plates. There is a wicker boot on the side of carriage. Possibly used for hunting.

Image of 1975.236.010 - c. 1890s Brougham Carriage seats four passengers and has a hardwood body, enclosed doors, windows, curtains and upholstered floor coverings intact.  Seats face opposite each other. Driver seat outside.  Elaborate silver door latches, black upper body, dark green bottom panesl with yellow striping.  Interior silk and leather.  Exterior is painted black with a green undercarriage.  There is ornate woodwork on axels.  Interior walls are lined with tufted upholstery.  Small round 'porthole' window in back.

1975.236.010 - c. 1890s Brougham Carriage seats four passengers and has a hardwood body, enclosed doors, windows, curtains and upholstered floor coverings intact. Seats face opposite each other. Driver seat outside. Elaborate silver door latches, black upper body, dark green bottom panesl with yellow striping. Interior silk and leather. Exterior is painted black with a green undercarriage. There is ornate woodwork on axels. Interior walls are lined with tufted upholstery. Small round 'porthole' window in back.

c. 1890s Brougham Carriage seats four passengers and has a hardwood body, enclosed doors, windows, curtains and upholstered floor coverings intact. Seats face opposite each other. Driver seat outside. Elaborate silver door latches, black upper body, dark green bottom panesl with yellow striping. Interior silk and leather. Exterior is painted black with a green undercarriage. There is ornate woodwork on axels. Interior walls are lined with tufted upholstery. Small round 'porthole' window in back.

Image of 2009.003 - 1926 Painting of Lurline Roth Driving a Single-Horse-Drawn Carriage by Harris.  Oil painting on canvas mounted inside a beige colored painted wooden frame with a green colored central border and a 1" linen interior mat.  Image depicts Lurline Roth wearing a gray dress with a white lace shirt with a lace collar and broach and a low-billed hat with a blue ribbon.  She is holding reins and a horse whip and is sitting inside a black single-seat topless carriage or buggy with gray rubber wheels.  Carriage is led by a single black horse with white back feet who's front right and back left feet are lifted as if he is mid-motion.  They are riding on a dirt road and there is a green grassy field in the background.

2009.003 - 1926 Painting of Lurline Roth Driving a Single-Horse-Drawn Carriage by Harris. Oil painting on canvas mounted inside a beige colored painted wooden frame with a green colored central border and a 1" linen interior mat. Image depicts Lurline Roth wearing a gray dress with a white lace shirt with a lace collar and broach and a low-billed hat with a blue ribbon. She is holding reins and a horse whip and is sitting inside a black single-seat topless carriage or buggy with gray rubber wheels. Carriage is led by a single black horse with white back feet who's front right and back left feet are lifted as if he is mid-motion. They are riding on a dirt road and there is a green grassy field in the background.

1926 Painting of Lurline Roth Driving a Single-Horse-Drawn Carriage by Harris. Oil painting on canvas mounted inside a beige colored painted wooden frame with a green colored central border and a 1" linen interior mat. Image depicts Lurline Roth wearing a gray dress with a white lace shirt with a lace collar and broach and a low-billed hat with a blue ribbon. She is holding reins and a horse whip and is sitting inside a black single-seat topless carriage or buggy with gray rubber wheels. Carriage is led by a single black horse with white back feet who's front right and back left feet are lifted as if he is mid-motion. They are riding on a dirt road and there is a green grassy field in th

Image of 2010.092.002 - Architectural Rendering of Fire-Proof Building, c. 1926-1958.  Pencil drawing on paper.  "Proposed Fire-proof B'ld'g for Charles Holbrook, Esq. by MacDonald & Applegarth., Arch't's., San Francisco, Calif."  Image depicts building with 40 upstairs windows and the word "HOLBROOK" above the columned entrace at the lower left of the building.  People are depicted on the sidewalk.

2010.092.002 - Architectural Rendering of Fire-Proof Building, c. 1926-1958. Pencil drawing on paper. "Proposed Fire-proof B'ld'g for Charles Holbrook, Esq. by MacDonald & Applegarth., Arch't's., San Francisco, Calif." Image depicts building with 40 upstairs windows and the word "HOLBROOK" above the columned entrace at the lower left of the building. People are depicted on the sidewalk.

Architectural Rendering of Fire-Proof Building, c. 1926-1958. Pencil drawing on paper. "Proposed Fire-proof B'ld'g for Charles Holbrook, Esq. by MacDonald & Applegarth., Arch't's., San Francisco, Calif." Image depicts building with 40 upstairs windows and the word "HOLBROOK" above the columned entrace at the lower left of the building. People are depicted on the sidewalk.

Image of 2010.092.001 - Holbrook-Palmer Wall Mirror, c. 1926-1958.  Glass mirror with wooden backing is rectangular in shape with a concave center bottom and a convex center top and rounded corners.  Glass is attached to the tongue and groove wooden backing with 6 metal clips.

2010.092.001 - Holbrook-Palmer Wall Mirror, c. 1926-1958. Glass mirror with wooden backing is rectangular in shape with a concave center bottom and a convex center top and rounded corners. Glass is attached to the tongue and groove wooden backing with 6 metal clips.

Holbrook-Palmer Wall Mirror, c. 1926-1958. Glass mirror with wooden backing is rectangular in shape with a concave center bottom and a convex center top and rounded corners. Glass is attached to the tongue and groove wooden backing with 6 metal clips.

Image of 2010.092.017 - Bellows from Holbrook-Palmer Estate, c. 1926-1958.  Wooden and leather bellows with a galvanized metal tip.  Leather is fastened to wood with metal nails.  Wood is stained dark brown.

2010.092.017 - Bellows from Holbrook-Palmer Estate, c. 1926-1958. Wooden and leather bellows with a galvanized metal tip. Leather is fastened to wood with metal nails. Wood is stained dark brown.

Bellows from Holbrook-Palmer Estate, c. 1926-1958. Wooden and leather bellows with a galvanized metal tip. Leather is fastened to wood with metal nails. Wood is stained dark brown.

Image of 2010.092.018A - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century.  One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates.  "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back.  White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center.  Scalloped and textured edge.

2010.092.018A - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Image of 2010.092.018B - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century.  One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates.  "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back.  White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center.  Scalloped and textured edge.

2010.092.018B - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Image of 2010.092.018C - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century.  One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates.  "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back.  White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center.  Scalloped and textured edge.

2010.092.018C - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Image of 2010.092.018D - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century.  One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates.  "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back.  White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center.  Scalloped and textured edge.

2010.092.018D - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Image of 2010.092.018E - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century.  One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates.  "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back.  White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center.  Scalloped and textured edge.

2010.092.018E - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Image of 2010.092.018F - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century.  One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates.  "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back.  White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center.  Scalloped and textured edge.

2010.092.018F - Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.

Holbrook-Palmer Dinner Plate, mid-19th century. One of a set of eight (2010.092.018A-H) mid-19th century French style dinner plates. "Improved Stone China" stamped into back and "2560" written in red on back. White plate with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge.