Picture postcard, "Mission Dolores, San Francisco, California"

Description (Brief):

This postcard view of Mission Dolores was published by the Cardinell-Vincent Company in San Francisco about 1910. The company's published views of California were printed lithographically in Germany.

Description (Brief)

The Cardinell-Vincent Company was the official postcard publisher for the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915.

Description (Brief)

Mission Dolores, also known as Mission San Francisco de Asís, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco, founded in 1776. It was the sixth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions to be established in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was founded to convert American Indians of the Bay Miwok, Coast Miwok, and Patwin tribes to Catholicism.

Description (Brief)

Today the mission site is managed by the Sonoma State Historic Park system.

Date Made: ca 1915ca 1910

Graphic Artist: Cardinell-Vincent Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, San FranciscoAssociated Place: United States: California

See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Cultures & Communities, Communications, California Mission Postcards


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0639.0406Accession Number: 1986.0639Catalog Number: 1986.0639.0406

Object Name: postcardObject Type: Photomechanical Lithographic ProcessesOther Terms: postcard; Halftone

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6c83-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_826692

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