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Mission Santa Barbara, California - Queen of the Missions. One of the most photographed buildings in America. Founded in 1786 by Franciscans under patronage of Father Junipero Serra.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Coulourpicture in Boston, Massachusetts and distributed by Mission News Agency in Santa Barbara, California.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1955-02-23

Sender

Aunt Mary [Santa Barbara, California]

Recipient

Mother Mariella Bremner [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

On the last lap of a splendid tour. Saw Richard and Santa Clara & Mark Guerim at Carmel stopping at his place "Cheerful Tortoise." Enjoyed several day with Dad & Mother & heard of you from them. Due at KAN Saturday as Uncle Him leaves at midnight Sunday on Golden State for home. Santa Barbara Mission at 8 A.M. hwere we had a true & left on our [illegible] Weather has been perfect so far Best to all Aunt Mary - Ash Wednesday

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California-Santa Barbara County-Santa Barbara

Publisher

Colourpicture Publishing Inc.

Publisher Series

P7237

Printer

Mission News Agency

Date Issued

1938-1969

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-175

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-175A

Image File Size

1,655 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Santa Barbara (Calif.), Santa Barbara Mission, Mission churches, Facades, Flowers

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