Picture postcard, "Mission La Purísima Concepción, California - 1787"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission La Purísima Concepción was printed by the Curt Teich Company using photomechanical processes. It was published in about 1914 by the I. L. Eno Company in San Diego, Calif.
The Chicago-based Curt Teich Company printed postcards between 1898 and 1978 in association with several publishers. The firm used the word "Photochrom" and later "Colortone" to describe their color printing processes.
Mission La Purísima Concepción is located northwest of Santa Barbara in Lompoc, California. It was the eleventh of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions founded in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was founded to convert American Indians of the Chumash tribe to Catholicism.
Today the mission is manage by the California State Parks system and serves as one of two state park facilities formerly operated as missions. The other is the Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma, Calif.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
postcard
Object Type
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
date made
ca 1914
graphic artist
Eno, I. L.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.5 cm x 14 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
place made
United States: California, San Diego
associated place
United States: California
ID Number
1986.0639.0317
accession number
1986.0639
catalog number
1986.639.0317
subject
Communications
Cultures & Communities
California Mission Postcards
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
California Mission Postcards
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.