Picture postcard, "Mission San Miguel, California"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission San Miguel was printed by the Detroit Publishing Company in about 1910, using a copyrighted photolithographic process called "Photostint."
The Detroit Publishing Company (previously known as the Detroit Photographic Company) was first listed in Detroit city directories in 1888. Its manager, William A. Livingstone, invited famous landscape photographer William Henry Jackson to join the company as a partner in 1897. Jackson brought with him his own photographic images, which would be used by the company.
Mission San Miguel Arcángel, located in San Miguel, was the sixteenth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions founded in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was established to convert American Indians of the Salinan tribe.
Today the mission serves as a parish church.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1910
graphic artist
Detroit Publishing Co.
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
associated place
United States: California
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
ID Number
1986.0639.2041
accession number
1986.0639
catalog number
1986.639.2041
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
California Mission Postcards
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object