Photographic portrait of Mrs. Arcadia de Baker; previously Mrs. Abel Stearns, Arcadia Bandini, ca.1885. She can be seen from the waist up turned slightly to the left in an oval cutout. Her long dark hair is parted up the middle and pulled back to her neck. She is wearing a frilly shawl over a frilly dress with a low neckline. Her right hand is pressed to her shawl at her chest, while her left hand lays in her lap.; Mrs. Baker was the widow of Abel Stearns. She was known as the wealthiest woman in southern California. She was one of the three daughters of Juan Bandini. Josefa, Ysabel and Arcadia made the first American flag at San Diego in 1846 (later preserved in the archives in Washington, D.C.).