Picture postcard, "Mission Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles, California"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles was printed by the Chicago-based Curt Teich Company using photomechanical processes. Published about 1915 by Eno & Matteson in San Diego, the postcard was produced in association with the Panama-California Exposition.
The Curt Teich firm printed postcards between 1898 and 1978 in association with many publishers. It used the term "Photochrom," later "Colortone," to describe its color printing processes.
Mission Nuestra Señora Reina de Los Ángeles was founded in 1784 as an ancillary mission to Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, which was the fourth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions built in California between 1769 and 1823. Nuestra Señora was established to convert American Indians of the Tongva tribe to Catholicism.
Today the mission serves as a chapel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
postcard
Object Type
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
date made
ca 1915
publisher
Eno & Matteson
graphic artist
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
1986.0639.0596
accession number
1986.0639
catalog number
1986.639.0596
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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