Carlos Vierra (1876 – 1937) studied at the Mark Hopkins Institute (now part of the San Francisco Art Institute) under Gottardo Piazzoni in the 1890s, and also studied illustration in New York. He was the first resident artist in New Mexico and one of the first 3 members of the Santa Fe Art Colony. He was a strong advocate for preserving landmark buildings in New Mexico and promoted a modern architectural style now called the Pueblo Revival Style architecture that reflects this historic architectural heritage.
Close-up view of gas regulator equipment manufactured by the Wilgus Manufacturing Company, illuminated from both sides creating 2 shadows on the table. The parts are metal-cast with embedded inscriptions identifying the company and, on some, the part number, for example: “Wilgus Mfg. Co. 972." The location might be the Wilgus Manufacturing plant located at 1722 East Sixteenth Street from 1921 to at least 1944.
Detail view of art deco cabinet with wood paneling and aluminum strips in The Bachelors haberdashery, designed by Julius Ralph Davidson. Men's brief cases and satchels are on top of the cabinet and a cactus (?) in a pot stands next to the cabinet, in front of venetian blinds functioning as a room divider. The carpeting is composed of brown and tan strips.