Picture postcard, "Doorway San Gabriel Mission - 1771"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of the entry to Mission San Gabriel was printed by "Wood's" Postcards in Los Angeles, Calif. in about 1910, using the halftone process.
Mission San Gabriel Arcángel was founded on September 8, 1771, near the present town of Montebello, Calif. It was the fourth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions founded in California between 1769 and 1823 to convert American Indians of the Tongva tribe to Catholicism. The mission was moved in 1775 to its present location in Los Angeles County.
Today the mission serves as a parish church and a museum.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1910
graphic artist
Wood's Post Cards
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles
associated place
United States: California
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 9.5 cm x 14 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
California Mission Postcards
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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