Picture postcard, "San Antonio Mission, Founded 1771, near King City, California"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of San Antonio Mission was printed by Van Ornum Colorprint Co. Los Angeles, Calif. using photomechanical processes.
The Van Ornum firm (1908-1921) was one of many picture postcard publishing companies producing scenes of popular sites and landscapes in California.
Mission San Antonio de Padua, founded in 1771, is located south of King City in Monterey County. It was the third of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions founded in California between 1769 and 1823. It was built to convert American Indians of the Salinan tribe to Catholicism.
Today the mission serves as a parish church.
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Van Ornum Colorprint Co.
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles
associated place
United States: California
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overall: 9.5 cm x 14 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
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California Mission Postcards
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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