Picture postcard, "Mission, San Buenaventura, Cal, 1783"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission San Buenaventura was printed by the Curt Teich Company of Chicago using photomechanical processes. It was published about 1915 by the Eno & Matteson company in San Diego.
The Curt Teich Company manufactured postcards between 1898 and 1978 in association with many publishers. The firm used the term "Photochrom," later "Colortone," to describe its color printing processes.
Mission San Buenaventura is located in the city of Ventura. It was the ninth 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 and a museum.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
postcard
Object Type
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
date made
ca 1908
graphic artist
Eno & Matteson
Curt Teich & Co.
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
1986.0639.0349
accession number
1986.0639
catalog number
1986.639.0349
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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