Picture postcard, "Mission San Fernando, California"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission San Fernando was printed using photomechanical processes by the B. N. Company in about 1915.
The B. N. Company manufactured color postcards.The company trademark appeared on the back, and consisted of the letters BNCO in white on a black background.
Mission San Fernando Rey de España, founded in 1797, is located in the San Fernando Valley. It was the seventeenth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions built in California between 1769 and 1823. Its purpose was to convert American Indians of the Tataviam and Tongva tribes to Catholicism.
Today it serves as a parish chapel and a museum.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
date made
ca 1915
graphic artist
B. N. Company
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
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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