Pardee Home Museum, Oakland, CA Photos

The Pardee Home, Oakland, CA was built by Dr. Enoch Pardee (1826-96) first eye MD in California, who made his fortune during the California gold rush. His son George C. Pardee became Governor of California (1903-7). The Pardee family lived in the house until 1981 when the house and all its original furnishings and collections became a house museum.

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Pardee Home Museum former family home of George C. Pardee, Governor of California. Oakland, CA.Victorian facade of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Victorian facade of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Window detail at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Pardee Home Museum (1868) (672 11th St.) former family home of George C. Pardee, Governor of California (1903-7). Oakland, CA. Style: Italianate. Architect: Hoagland & Newsom. On National Register.Victorian facade of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Victorian facade of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Window detail at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Panorama of front parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Mirror & marble fireplace in parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Parlor side table with luster candlestick & bric-a-brac under paintings at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait of Mary Pardee, mother of California Governor George Cooper Pardee, at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Panorama of front parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Mirror & marble fireplace in parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Parlor side table with luster candlestick & bric-a-brac under paintings at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait of Mary Pardee, mother of California Governor George Cooper Pardee, at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portrait of Enoch Pardee who made his fortune during California Gold Rush at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Card table with collection of metal objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Corner hutch with collectables at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Red glass oil lamp on marble table at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portrait of Enoch Pardee (1826-96) who made his fortune during California Gold Rush at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Card table with collection of metal objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Corner hutch with collectables at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Red glass oil lamp on marble table at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Marble & ceramic statuettes at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Native porcupine quill box at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Candlestick collection at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Brass candlesticks at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Marble & ceramic statuettes at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Native porcupine quill box at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Candlestick collection at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Brass candlesticks at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portal from main parlor to candlestick parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Split love seat at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Candlestick parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Napoleon & Juliette lamp among pewter coffeepots & objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portal from main parlor to candlestick parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Split love seat at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Candlestick parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Napoleon & Juliette lamp among pewter coffeepots & objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Candlestick parlor with deer's head at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Collection of pitchers & vases assembled by Mrs. Helen Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Main parlor looking to music parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Music parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Candlestick parlor with deer's head at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Collection of pitchers & vases assembled by Mrs. Helen Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Main parlor looking to music parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Music parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Square grand piano in music parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Buddha figurines on piano at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portraits of son George Pardee & father Enoch Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait of California Governor George Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Square grand piano in music parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Buddha figurines on piano at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portraits of son George Pardee & father Enoch Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait of California Governor George Pardee (1857-1941) at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portrait of California pioneer Enoch Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Symphonion stereo music box closed to show marquetry at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Symphonion stereo music box open to show two changeable music disks at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Display case with Pardee family collections at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portrait of California pioneer Enoch Pardee (1826-96) at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Symphonion stereo music box closed to show marquetry at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Symphonion stereo music box open to show two changeable music disks at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Display case with Pardee family collections at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Purple & yellow teapot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Russian River Valley ? painting by Helen Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Painting of California mountain scene at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Painting of California coastal scene at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Purple & yellow teapot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Russian River Valley ? painting by Helen Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Painting of California mountain scene at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Painting of California coastal scene at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Hall staircase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Hall light fixture with native American beads at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Original glass plate photographs of Yosemite Valley by Carleton Watkins at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Lamp with original glass plate photographs of Yosemite Valley by Carleton Watkins at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Hall staircase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Hall light fixture with native American beads at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Original glass plate photographs (c1890s) of Yosemite Valley by Carleton Watkins (whose other work was all lost in earthquake) at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Lamp with original glass plate photographs (c1890s) of Yosemite Valley by Carleton Watkins at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Tall clock in hall at Pardee Home Museum was purchased at St. Louis World's Fair. Oakland, CA.Fireplace in back parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Sofa in back parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Horn model Victor Victrola phonograph at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Tall clock in hall at Pardee Home Museum was purchased at St. Louis World's Fair (1904). Oakland, CA.Fireplace in back parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Sofa in back parlor at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Horn model Victor Victrola phonograph (c1900-20) at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Fold open desk & bookcase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Thread spool rack which belonged to Pardee family at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Built-in bookcase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Barometer mounted on horse statuette at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Fold open desk & bookcase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Thread spool rack which belonged to Pardee family at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Built-in bookcase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Barometer mounted on horse statuette at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Art Nouveau candlestick at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Caster set at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Inuit carvings at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Whale tooth scrimshaw at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Art Nouveau candlestick at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Caster set at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Inuit carvings at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Whale tooth scrimshaw at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Native carved whimsical objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Girandole candlestick at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Girandole candlestick at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Native carved whimsical objects at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Girandole candlestick at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Girandole candlestick at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Glass display case with porcelain dinner service in dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Formal dining room with deer's head at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Sideboard with serving pieces in dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Dining room carved sideboard cabinet at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Glass display case with porcelain dinner service in dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Formal dining room with deer's head at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Sideboard with serving pieces in dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Dining room carved sideboard cabinet at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Cut-glass bowl in dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Silver tea at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Cut glass pitcher at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Loving cup presented to Gov. Pardee by Univ. California classmates at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Cut-glass bowl in dining room at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Silver tea at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Cut glass pitcher at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Loving cup (1904) presented to Gov. Pardee by Univ. California classmates at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Seafood theme carved on dining room sideboard at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Lincrusta wall covering at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Madeleine Pardee's bedroom at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Embroidered Chinese silk bedspread at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Seafood theme carved on dining room sideboard at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Lincrusta wall covering at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Madeleine Pardee's bedroom at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Embroidered Chinese silk bedspread at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Dressing table at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Bedroom dresser at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait of Gov. George Pardee, wife Helen N. & four daughters, Florence, Caroline, Madeline & Helen at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait of Helen Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Dressing table at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Bedroom dresser at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait (c1896) of Gov. George Pardee, wife Helen N. & four daughters, Florence, Caroline, Madeline & Helen at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Portrait of Helen Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portrait of Madeline Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Master bedroom dressers & chairs at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Wicker rocking chair at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Bedroom with wicker chairs at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Portrait of Madeline Pardee at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Master bedroom dressers & chairs at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Wicker rocking chair at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Bedroom with wicker chairs at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Antique bedstead at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Antique bedstead detail at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Crazy quilt made by Helen Pardee & friends at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Dresser with mirror at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Antique bedstead at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Antique bedstead detail at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Crazy quilt made by Helen Pardee & friends at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Dresser with mirror at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Beaver top hat purchased at St. Louis World's Fair at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Hall with various collections at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Three Chinese teapots at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Collection of native American at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Beaver top hat purchased at St. Louis World's Fair (1904) at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Hall with various collections at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Three Chinese teapots at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Collection of native American at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Native American ceramics at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Native American ceramic pot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Curio cabinet with curiosities from around the world at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Spears & clubs from around the world at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Native American ceramics at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Native American ceramic pot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Curio cabinet with curiosities from around the world at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Spears & clubs from around the world at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Armadillo handbag at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Walking sticks from around the world at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Modern teapot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Various exotic porcelain at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Armadillo handbag at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Walking sticks from around the world at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Modern teapot at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Various exotic porcelain at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Pool table in library at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Armchair with swan neck arms & headrest used by Enoch Pardee in his eye-doctor practice at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Rotary bookcase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.View from cupola of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
Pool table in library at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Armchair with swan neck arms & headrest used by Enoch Pardee in his eye-doctor practice at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.Rotary bookcase at Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.View from cupola of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.
View from cupola of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.View from cupola of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.

View from cupola of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.View from cupola of Pardee Home Museum. Oakland, CA.


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