Picture postcard, "Mission La Purísima Concepción, California - 1787"

Picture postcard, "Mission La Purísima Concepción, California - 1787"

Description (Brief)
This postcard view of Mission La Purísima Concepción was printed by the Curt Teich Company using photomechanical processes. It was published in about 1914 by the I. L. Eno Company in San Diego, Calif.
The Chicago-based Curt Teich Company printed postcards between 1898 and 1978 in association with several publishers. The firm used the word "Photochrom" and later "Colortone" to describe their color printing processes.
Mission La Purísima Concepción is located northwest of Santa Barbara in Lompoc, California. It was the eleventh of twenty-one Spanish Franciscan missions founded in California between 1769 and 1823. The mission was founded to convert American Indians of the Chumash tribe to Catholicism.
Today the mission is manage by the California State Parks system and serves as one of two state park facilities formerly operated as missions. The other is the Mission San Francisco Solano in Sonoma, Calif.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
date made
ca 1914
graphic artist
Eno, I. L.
place made
United States: California, San Diego
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
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
California Mission Postcards
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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