Bateau du port de San Francisco

Bateau du port de San Francisco

Description

This images shows Ohlone people (from an unspecified group) in a tule canoe, known as a balsa, in the San Francisco harbor in 1816. By this time, the Spanish had established several settlements in Ohlone territories. The person in the middle of the boat is wearing a blanket that was probably weaved from wool at a mission. Item also available at UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library.

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