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The Natvitiy Creche is erected each year by the Franciscans at the Santa Barbara Mission. Their Founder Saint Francis of Assisi originated the Custom of building the Christmas Crib in 1223.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was produced by Hans Sorensen in Solvang, California.

Condition

Used

Sender

Sister Carmela Parisi

Recipient

May Clarke [Santa Barbara, california]

Excerpt from Message

Dear Sister: Is not this a lovely crib? Much larker (but not prettier) than ours at the College. Love from, May Clarke

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California-Santa Barbara County-Santa Barbara

Printer

Hans Sorensen

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Southern California-170

Date Digitized

2014-04-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Southern California-170A

Image File Size

2,324 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Santa Barbara (Calif.), Santa Barbara Mission, Mission churches, Crèches (Nativity scenes)

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