Picture postcard, "Mission Dolores, San Francisco, California"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission Dolores was published by the Cardinell-Vincent Company in San Francisco about 1910. The company's published views of California were printed lithographically in Germany.
The Cardinell-Vincent Company was the official postcard publisher for the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915.
Mission Dolores, also known as Mission San Francisco de Asís, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco, founded in 1776. It was the sixth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions to be established in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was founded to convert American Indians of the Bay Miwok, Coast Miwok, and Patwin tribes to Catholicism.
Today the mission site is managed by the Sonoma State Historic Park system.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
date made
ca 1910
graphic artist
Cardinell-Vincent Co.
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 Francisco
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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