Mission Concepcion de la Purissima de Acuna

Description (Brief):

Stereo view of a mission with two horses. Printed on verso: "Views in and Around San Antonio, / By Doerr & Jacobson, Photographers. / Mission Concepcion de la Purissima de Acuna. / Exterior. (First Mission.) Interior. / Immaculate conception de Acuna, from Juan de Acuna, Marquiz of Casa Fuerta, viceroy / in 1722; this in a tolerably good state of preservation, is situated on the left bank of the / river about two miles below the city. The foundation stone was laid March 5th, 1731 / by Captain Perez and Father Bergara; it was never very prosperous and had been dis- / continued as a mission parish when visited by Pike in 1807." Stamped on verso: "H.A. Doerr, / Photographer, / San Antonio, Tex."

Maker: Doerr, Henry A.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Texas, San Antonio

Subject: Missions


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0016Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0016

Object Name: stereograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/8 in x 7 in; 8.5725 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-dc9b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1446389

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