Picture postcard, "Mission San Franciso Solano de Sonoma, California - 1823"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma 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, Calif.
The Chicago-based Curt Teich Company manufactured postcards between 1898 and 1978 in association with several publishers. It used the term "Photochrom" and later "Colortone" to describe its color printing processes.
Mission San Francisco Solano De Sonoma founded in 1823, was the last of twenty-one missions built by Spanish Franciscans in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was established to convert American Indians of the region to Catholicism.
Today the mission is a historical site managed by the Sonoma State Historic Parks system.
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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