Picture postcard, "Mission San Jose de Guadalupe, San Jose, California - 1797"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission San Jose de Guadalupe was printed by the Curt Teich Company of Chicago using photomechanical processes. The card was published in about 1914 by the I. L. Eno Company in San Diego, Calif.
The Curt Teich Company manufactured postcards between 1898 and 1978 in association with several publishers. The company used the term "Photochrom" later "Colortone" to describe its color printing processes.
Mission San Jose (formerly and incorrectly assigned the name "Guadalupe") is located near the city of Fremont. It was the fourteenth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions established in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was founded to convert American Indians of the Miwok, Patwin, Costanoan, and Yokuts tribes to Catholicism.
Today the mission serves as a parish church and a museum.
Currently not on view
Object Name
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)
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
accession number
catalog number
Cultures & Communities
California Mission Postcards
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
California Mission Postcards
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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