Picture postcard, "Patio and Missionary Fathers' Residence, Our Lady, Queen of the Angels, Old Mission Plaza Church, Los Angeles"

Description (Brief):

This postcard view of the Patio and Missionary Fathers' Residence at Our Lady, Queen of the Angels, Old Mission Plaza Church, was printed in 1913 by George Rice & Sons (1879-1993) of Los Angeles, Calif., using photomechanical processes.

Description (Brief)

Mission Nuestra Señora Reina de Los Ángeles Asistencia, also known as La Placencia, and Plaza Church, was founded in 1784 as an ancillary mission to Mission San Gabriel Arcángel which was the fourth of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions established in California between 1769 and 1823. Mission Nuestra Señora was founded to convert American Indians of the Tongva tribe to Catholicism.

Description (Brief)

Today the mission serves as a chapel.

Date Made: ca 1913

Graphic Artist: George Rice & Sons

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: 1986.0639.0679Accession Number: 1986.0639Catalog Number: 1986.639.0679

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/ng49ca746a6-34ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_826962

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