Postcard showing "Old Mission Church and Plaza, Los Angeles, California"

Postcard showing "Old Mission Church and Plaza, Los Angeles, California"

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Description (Brief)
This postcard showing "Old Mission Church and Plaza, Los Angeles, California" was published as a lithograph by the Detroit Publishing Company circa 1910. The postcard was published as number 13796 of a series of 13000.
The Detroit Publishing Company, also known as the Detroit Photographic Company, was first noted in city registers of Detroit in 1888 and it was managed by William A. Livingstone. Livingstone invited the famous landscape photographer William Henry Jackson to join the company as a partner.
Old Mission Church and Plaza is located on 535 North Main Street, Los Angeles, California.
Currently not on view
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Object Type
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Other Terms
Print; Halftone
date made
early 20th century
graphic artist
Detroit Publishing Co.
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
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
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accession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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