Picture postcard, "Mission Santa Inés, California - 1804"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission Santa Inés was printed by the Curt Teich Company using photomechanical processes. The card was published in about 1914 by the I. L. Eno Company in San Diego.
The Chicago-based Curt Teich Company manufactured postcards between 1898 and 1978 in association with several publishers. The company used the term "Photochrom" and later "Colortone" to describe its color printing processes.
Mission Santa Inés (also Ynez) was dedicated in 1804, and is situated north of Santa Barbara. It was the nineteenth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions to be built in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was founded to convert American Indians of the Chumash tribe to Catholicism.
Today the mission serves as a parish church and a museum.
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
1986.0639.0321
accession number
1986.0639
catalog number
1986.639.0321
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
California Mission Postcards
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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