Picture postcard, "Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, California - 1722"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission San Luis Obispo De Tolosa 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 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 Luis Obispo de Tolosa, located in San Luis Obispo County, was founded in 1772 by Fr. Junípero Serra. It was the fifth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions established in California between 1769 and 1823, and was built to convert American Indians of the Chumash tribe to Catholicism.
Today the mission serves as a parish church.
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
1986.0639.0324
accession number
1986.0639
catalog number
1986.0639.0324
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

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