Picture postcard, "Old Padres spreading the Gospel to the Indians, Old Mission Plaza Church, Los Angeles"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of the painting "Old Padres spreading the Gospel to the Indians, Old Mission Plaza Church, Los Angeles" was printed by George Rice & Sons (1879-1993) in Los Angeles, Calif. in 1913 using photomechanical processes.
Mission Nuestra Señora Reina de Los Ángeles Asistencia was founded in 1784 as an ancillary mission to Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, the fourth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions established in California between 1769 and 1823. Mission Nuestra Señora was built to convert American Indians of the Tongva tribe to Catholicism.
Today the mission serves as a chapel.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
date made
graphic artist
George Rice & Sons
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, Los Angeles
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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