Picture postcard, "Santa Ynez Mission, Founded 1804, near Santa Barbara, Calif."

Description (Brief):

This postcard view of Santa Ynez Mission was printed using photomechanical processes by the Van Ornum Colorprint Company in Los Angeles, Calif.

Description (Brief)

The Van Ornum Colorprint Company (1908-1921) was one of many picture postcard publishing companies offering scenic views of California and its landmarks.

Description (Brief)

Mission Santa Ynez (or Inés), founded in 1804, is located northwest of Santa Barbara, in the city of Solvang. It was the nineteenth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions to be built in California between 1769 and 1823, and was founded to convert American Indians of the Chumash tribe to Catholicism.

Description (Brief)

Today the mission serves as both a parish church and a museum.

Date Made: 1908-1921

Graphic Artist: Van Ornum Colorprint Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: California, Los AngelesAssociated 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: 1986.0639.0478Accession Number: 1986.0639Catalog Number: 1986.639.0478

Object Name: postcardObject Type: Photomechanical Relief ProcessesPhotomechanical 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/ng49ca746a6-4d3f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_826764

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