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Wilcox (W. J.) Photograph Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1979-021

Content Description

Ten (10) mounted photographs of Santa Barbara adobes by W. J. Wilcox. Photos taken by donor in 1959 or 1960 while a student at Brooks Institute of Photography. He then taught at Brooks and had a studio in Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Mr. W. J. Wilcox

Restrictions Apply



  • 1960



10 Photographic Prints : mounted on oversize Crescent board ; 7.5" x 9.0"


1. Historic Adobe and Casa de Covarrubias at 715 Santa Barbara St. 2. Orena Adobe at 17 E. De la Guerra St. 3. Lugo Adobe at 114 E. De la Guerra St. 4. Masini Adobe at foot of Ortega Hill. 5. Casa de Caneda [Canedo], 123 E. Canon Perdido St. 6. Kirk Adobe at 421 E. Figueroa St., exterior and interior view. John Gorham lived here. 7. Casa de Covarrubias, 715 Santa Barbara St. 8. [Canedo] Adobe built as part of Presidio in 1782, 123 E. Canon Perdido St. 9. Historic Adobe at 715 Santa Barbara St. 10. Historic Adobe and courtyard between it and Covarrubias Adobe.