Photographic portrait of Dona Delfina Rodrigues de Avila, daughter of Francisco Rodrigues, major domo of many of the old ranchos, [s.d.]. Dona Delfina is shown full length and is resting her hand on a table at right. She is looking at the camera and her body is turned slightly to the right. She is wearing a long dress with horizontal stripes and has a high belt around her waist. Her long dark hair is tied behind her head. The table is covered with a dark cloth and a small box is sitting on top. Dona Delfina was the wife of Manuel Aciano Avila, "Charro", the son of Don Juan Avila of San Juan Capistrano.; Photoprint reads: "Dona Delfina Rodriguez de Avila, daughter of Francisco Rodriguez, major-domo of many of hte old ranchos: Cable Sterns, Juan Avila, Jose Antonio Yorba II and Forster - Pico of San Juan. Wife of Manuel Aciano Avila "charro" the son of San Juan Avila of San Juan Capistrano (grantee of Rancho Niguel). a famous historical character of Spanish - Mexican California. (See Bancroft History and M.S.) Author of "Notas Californias".