Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant Mural, 301 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, California

Actually Complex
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Upon casual glance, the mural seemed simple. But by pausing to gaze closely at it, it turned out to actually be complex.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:21:59 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7407
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Restaurant Sign
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The sign for "Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant" was over the doorway.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:21:24 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7406
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Mural To The Left
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The mural (artist unknown) was painted to the left of the entrance to Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant. It depicted a rural scene in Mexico.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:20:23 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7405
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Serenade
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A man playing a guitar serenaded a couple dining together at a table.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:22:12 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7408
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Man With Burro
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A man carried a load on the back of his burro, as they walked the lonely road home. Note that the mountains were painted over a window.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:22:14 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7409
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Two Men
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Two men stuffed their faces with food as a waitress carried more food to their table.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:22:18 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7410
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Women Prepared Food
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Only the women prepared food. One woman slaved over a hot stove. Another rolled tortillas from stiff dough. A third arranged food on a plate.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:22:22 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7411
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Cared For A Baby
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One woman cared for a baby, while another carried a tray of food almost out of the mural and onto the sidewalk.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:22:24 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7412
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Graffiti
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Graffiti was drawn on the side of one of the church buildings. A young girl appeared to worship the graffiti.


Doña Mago Mexican Restaurant external link Mural external link   •  301 South Van Ness Avenue external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:22:27 Friday 12 October 2018)   •  (Date Published: Sunday 4 November 2018)   •  © 2018 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C18_7413
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