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Image of 0000.617.001 - Carolands by Galen Wolf , n.d..   Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame.  Image depicts a large white estate with dome in the center on the roof.  There are windows all around on the main two stories as well as on the front section of the top-most floor, which has a steep red roof on its sides.  In front of the building is a low wall with potted red flowers and in the foreground is a path with large bushes on one side and a green lawn on the other.  There are more large trees in the background on the right.

0000.617.001 - Carolands by Galen Wolf , n.d.. Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame. Image depicts a large white estate with dome in the center on the roof. There are windows all around on the main two stories as well as on the front section of the top-most floor, which has a steep red roof on its sides. In front of the building is a low wall with potted red flowers and in the foreground is a path with large bushes on one side and a green lawn on the other. There are more large trees in the background on the right.

Carolands by Galen Wolf , n.d.. Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame. Image depicts a large white estate with dome in the center on the roof. There are windows all around on the main two stories as well as on the front section of the top-most floor, which has a steep red roof on its sides. In front of the building is a low wall with potted red flowers and in the foreground is a path with large bushes on one side and a green lawn on the other. There are more large trees in the background on the right.

Image of 0000.617.003 - Newhall Estate by Galen Wolf, n.d.   Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame.  Image depicts estate grounds consisting of multiple lawns and walkways lined by Cyprus trees, two rows of shrubs, and a row of broad leafed trees all in front of a low wall.   The wall sits in front of a large building which is mostly blocked from view by the trees.  Two chimney tops are visible along the roof line.  To the right of the image is a large pot or basket and a corner of a pool is visible.

0000.617.003 - Newhall Estate by Galen Wolf, n.d. Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame. Image depicts estate grounds consisting of multiple lawns and walkways lined by Cyprus trees, two rows of shrubs, and a row of broad leafed trees all in front of a low wall. The wall sits in front of a large building which is mostly blocked from view by the trees. Two chimney tops are visible along the roof line. To the right of the image is a large pot or basket and a corner of a pool is visible.

Newhall Estate by Galen Wolf, n.d. Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame. Image depicts estate grounds consisting of multiple lawns and walkways lined by Cyprus trees, two rows of shrubs, and a row of broad leafed trees all in front of a low wall. The wall sits in front of a large building which is mostly blocked from view by the trees. Two chimney tops are visible along the roof line. To the right of the image is a large pot or basket and a corner of a pool is visible.

Image of 0000.617.004 - El Cerrito-St. Cyr Estate by Galen Wolf, n.d..  Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame.  Image depicts a large brown house with multiple roof lines.  The foreground has a large grassy area with a row of shrubs and two sets of brick steps leading up to the house. There is a large Cyprus tree in the left foreground.  There are more trees in the background and to the right of the house. There is a small tower extending in the center above the roof line with a large arched window and crenellations.

0000.617.004 - El Cerrito-St. Cyr Estate by Galen Wolf, n.d.. Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame. Image depicts a large brown house with multiple roof lines. The foreground has a large grassy area with a row of shrubs and two sets of brick steps leading up to the house. There is a large Cyprus tree in the left foreground. There are more trees in the background and to the right of the house. There is a small tower extending in the center above the roof line with a large arched window and crenellations.

El Cerrito-St. Cyr Estate by Galen Wolf, n.d.. Watercolor on paper, mounted under glass beneath an aqua-green colored mat inside a brown stained wooden frame. Image depicts a large brown house with multiple roof lines. The foreground has a large grassy area with a row of shrubs and two sets of brick steps leading up to the house. There is a large Cyprus tree in the left foreground. There are more trees in the background and to the right of the house. There is a small tower extending in the center above the roof line with a large arched window and crenellations.

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.

Image of 2010.092.018G - 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.

2010.092.018G - 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 2010.092.018H - 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.

2010.092.018H - 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 2010.092.019 - Holbrook-Palmer Soup Bowl, mid-19th century.  Mid-19th century French style soup bowl is white with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center.  Scalloped and textured edge with two opposite sides extending out a bit, forming handles.  "2560" written in red on back.  Stickers affixed to inside (removed by Dana Neitzel 5/30/2010) said, "OLD GABLES ANTIQUES."  Handwritten in blue text was, "Holbrook Palmer  /  Set of 12 + 2" and "mid 19th Century French Style num[?]."

2010.092.019 - Holbrook-Palmer Soup Bowl, mid-19th century. Mid-19th century French style soup bowl is white with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge with two opposite sides extending out a bit, forming handles. "2560" written in red on back. Stickers affixed to inside (removed by Dana Neitzel 5/30/2010) said, "OLD GABLES ANTIQUES." Handwritten in blue text was, "Holbrook Palmer / Set of 12 + 2" and "mid 19th Century French Style num[?]."

Holbrook-Palmer Soup Bowl, mid-19th century. Mid-19th century French style soup bowl is white with beige colored border and gold painted floral motif along border and in center. Scalloped and textured edge with two opposite sides extending out a bit, forming handles. "2560" written in red on back. Stickers affixed to inside (removed by Dana Neitzel 5/30/2010) said, "OLD GABLES ANTIQUES." Handwritten in blue text was, "Holbrook Palmer / Set of 12 + 2" and "mid 19th Century French Style num[?]."

Image of 2010.092.024A - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century.  One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate.  Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues.  Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds.  Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

2010.092.024A - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds. Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds. Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

Image of 2010.092.024B - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century.  One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate.  Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues.  Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds.  Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

2010.092.024B - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds. Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds. Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

Image of 2010.092.024C - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century.  One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate.  Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues.  Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds.  Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

2010.092.024C - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds. Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.024A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer depicting four scenes in the border and one in the center, all painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Center and two border scenes depict flowers and birds. Remaining two scenes depict three Chinese [?] figures.

Image of 2010.092.025A - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century.  One of a set of three (2010.092.018A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate.  Round fine china saucer painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues.  Border depicts birds and dragons.  There is a center gold circle with a bird and flower.  Plate interior is divided into four sections, also depicting birds and flowers.

2010.092.025A - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.018A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Border depicts birds and dragons. There is a center gold circle with a bird and flower. Plate interior is divided into four sections, also depicting birds and flowers.

Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.018A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Border depicts birds and dragons. There is a center gold circle with a bird and flower. Plate interior is divided into four sections, also depicting birds and flowers.

Image of 2010.092.025B - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century.  One of a set of three (2010.092.018A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate.  Round fine china saucer painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues.  Border depicts birds and dragons.  There is a center gold circle with a bird and flower.  Plate interior is divided into four sections, also depicting birds and flowers.

2010.092.025B - Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.018A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Border depicts birds and dragons. There is a center gold circle with a bird and flower. Plate interior is divided into four sections, also depicting birds and flowers.

Holbrook-Palmer Rose Canton Saucer, mid-19th century. One of a set of three (2010.092.018A-C) Rose Canton china saucers from Holbrook-Palmer Estate. Round fine china saucer painted in gold, pinks, greens and blues. Border depicts birds and dragons. There is a center gold circle with a bird and flower. Plate interior is divided into four sections, also depicting birds and flowers.