19th Century Napa River - Napa, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 17.960 W 122° 17.142
10S E 562458 N 4239268
Quick Description: A mural of the 19th Century Napa River on Main anf First St.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2009 11:54:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM6JVX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
"The scene selected for this mural is the Napa River circa 1900. The view is from the Third Street Bridge looking south. The two artists, Steve Della Maggiora of Napa and Susan Clifford of St. Helena, have used a realistic style with true colors and hues with a warm summer sky casting glistening shadows onto the river. The colorful history of Napa is exemplified with the many wharfs, mills, wineries, schooners and steamships. It is important to note that no 19th century structure directly related to Napa's maritime commerce still exists.

The schooner "Emma", piloted by Captain George Pinkham, and the sternwheeler "Zinfandel", piloted by Captain N.H. Wulff, are both depicted in the mural. Their original homes still stand and have been designated City Landmarks by the Cultural Heritage Commission." (visit link)
City: Napa

Location Name: Building on Main St

Artist: Steve Della Maggiora and Susan Clifford

Date: 1996

Media: Paint on brick

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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