"Luminance" The basement rooms have been devoted to many different purposes over the years, including a place of worship, a dining hall and storage rooms.
From Preston Castle
SFC-100003-31 "Aspenglow" Hope Valley, California
Mahonia aquifolium, Oregon holly grape. Clusters of yellow flowers are followed by grape-like berries that are useful for jelly. Native plant.
"Kitchen Stores 2"
The dishes in the cabinet are original to the Castle.
After being fitted with civilian clothes made at the Castle, wards exited to their new life on the outside.
"Staff Dining Room"
The staff ate communal meals here, prepared and served by the Castle's wards.
"Kitchen Stores" The School's kitchen is small, but cleverly layed out, with everything in easy reach of the cook.
NPG-031404-15sepia "Agave" Capitol Gardens, Sacramento, California. Sepia-toned image.
From Portrait Gallery
HBC-112004-10 "Figurehead (Lady Washington)" Docks at Old Sacramento, California.
"Scent of a Leopardess" Snow leopard at the Sacramento Zoo.
From Book pics
From Paint and Sketch Work