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The First Thanksgiving in California 'Father's Serra's Landing Place' or 'Celebration of the First Mass' (oil on canvas), unsigned, attributed to Léon Trousset. A depiction of St Junípero Serra …More
The First Thanksgiving in California

'Father's Serra's Landing Place' or 'Celebration of the First Mass' (oil on canvas), unsigned, attributed to Léon Trousset. A depiction of St Junípero Serra celebrating Mass in Monterey, California on 3 June 1770. The painting depicts St Junípero at the altar, beneath the Vizcaíno-Serra Oak, surrounded by the members of the Gaspar de Portolà expedition. The original painting is held by the California Historical Society.

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