Collections

Wallpaper

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Funiture

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Cornstalk Fence

The cornstalk fence is cast iron and was made by Wood & Perot, Philadelphia in 1858. It has a beautiful design of cornstalks resting on…

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China

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Print Archives

Print Archives

The Banning Archives and Library preserve the history of the Banning family and the region of southern California where they lived and worked. Take a…

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Carriages

Carriages

Thoroughbrace Express Wagon Abbott-Downing Co., Concord, NH, circa 1875 Leather thoroughbrace suspension system, capability to bear half-ton, used to transport goods from railroads to dockyard.…

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Textiles & Fans

Textiles & Fans

The Friends of Banning Museum Textiles Collection includes over 2,000 artifacts of clothing and house wares from the late 19th century. The Textiles Collection includes men’s,…

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Dolls

Dolls

Porcelain dolls like those displayed in the nursery were a luxury during the 19th century. There were no doll factories in the United States until…

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Decorative Arts & Furniture

Decorative Arts & Furniture

The Decorative Arts Collection is used to recreate the interior of the Banning Residence as it would have appeared during the late 19th century. Objects…

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