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					“Peculiarly Appropriate”
 The Great Seal of the
  State of California
        John Allen
       10/10/2007
Athena Springing From the Head
of Zeus – Greek Vase (c.520 B.C.)
Armed Athena from Greek Vase
          (c.530 B.C.)
“Mourning Athena” – Greek
  Sculpture (c. 450 B.C.)
Perseus Slaying the Medusa
Greek Sculpture (c. 530 B.C.)
Perseus Slaying the Medusa and
     Various Medusa Heads
Greek Statue of Athena Wearing Aegis
   with a Medusa Head (438 B.C.)
   Modern Copy of Statue of
Athena Wearing an Aegis with a
        Medusa Head
Roman Sculpture of Goddess
   Roma (c. A.D. 100)
Seated Figure of Athena/Minerva
 on a Roman Bowl (c. 100 A.D.)
Goddess Athena on Greek Coin
      (323-281 B.C.)
Goddess Roma on Coin
    (A.D. 54 -68)
Goddess Britannia on Roman
   Coins (A.D. 138-161)
Seated Britannia on English
     Coin (A.D. 1797)
Seated Britannia on English
     Coin (A.D. 1849)
  Christian Gobrecht with his
studies for U. S. Seated Liberty
       Dollar (1836-39)
Early Engraving of the California
          Seal (1854)
Title Page of the Constitutional
  Convention Debates (1849)
 The First Description of the
     State Seal from the
Constitutional Debates (1849)
  Robert Seldon Garnett
Designer of California’s State
     Seal (1819-1862)
Early Account of Possible Alternative
     Designs for the State Seal
Possible Alternative Version of the
      Seal with Bags of Gold
 Possible Alternative Version of
the Seal with Vaquero Roping a
               Cow
  First Known Seal Impression
Engraved by Albert Kuner (1849)
Examples of Gold Rush Era Coins
   Engraved by Albert Kuner
Second Seal Impression
       (1883)
Third Seal Impression
       (1891)
Fourth Seal Impression
        (1937)
Another Version of 1937 Seal
        Impression
Example of How the State
  Seal was Affixed to a
       Document
1867 Seal Impression on Gold Foil
Wax Disk with Seal Impression
           (1862)
Gold Rush Era Envelope with Version
         of the State Seal
Alternative Design for State
      Seal (c. 1860s)
Alternative Design for State
      Seal (c. 1860s)
Alternative Design for State Seal
            (c. 1860s)
Alternative Design for State Seal
            (c. 1880s)
Alternative Design for State Seal
            (c. 1880s)
Controllers Warrant with State Seal
              (1855)
Detail from Controllers Warrant
    with State Seal (1855)
Another Controllers Warrant with
       State Seal (1880)
Detail from Controllers Warrant
    with State Seal (1880)
State Seal on Government
    Letterhead (1872)
  Detail of the State Seal on
Government Letterhead (1872)
State Seal on Government
    Letterhead (1873)
  Detail of the State Seal on
Government Letterhead (1873)
State Seal on Government
    Letterhead (1883)
State Seal on Government
    Letterhead (1890)
  Detail of the State Seal on
Government Letterhead (1890)
Detail of State Seal on Government
           Bond (c.1920s)
State Seal on Government
     Envelope (1884)
State Seal on Government
     Envelope (1887)
State Seal on Government
     Envelope (1896)
State Seal on Postcard (1907)
State Seal on Postcard (1928)
State Seal on Postcard (1910)
State Seal on Postcard (1911)
Seal on Stock Certificate (1909)
Seal on Stock Certificate (1909)
Goddess Minerva on Envelope
          (1910)
Detail of the Goddess Minerva
     on Envelope (1910)
State Seal on California “Gold
       Charm” (1884)
State Seal on Medal (1891)
State Seal on Medallion (1894)
State Seal on Medallion (1894)
State Seal Medallion Embossed
       on Paper (1890)
State Seal on Civil War Era
    Envelope (1861-5)
State Seal on Civil War Era
    Envelope (1861-5)
State Seal on Civil War Era
    Envelope (1861-5)
State Seal on Civil War Era
 Military Button (1861-5)
State Seal on National Guard
     Letterhead (1880)
State Seal on California National
    Guard Button (c. 1870s)
State Seal on Civil War Flag (1865)
State Seal on Civil War Flag (1865)
State Seal on Spanish-American
        War Flag (1898)
Seal on Check (1854)
Gilt Embossed State Seal on
     Book Cover (1854)
Seal on Sheet Music (c. 1860s)
Seal Elements on Advertisement
          (c. 1880s)
 Elements of Seal on Fraternal
Organization Ribbon (c. 1880s)
State Seal on Marshall Monument
        at Coloma (1890)
Detail of State Seal on Marshall
 Monument at Coloma (1890)
State Seal Diorama (1928)
Seal on Wine Label (1900)
Great Seal of the State of California




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