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H240- Sarcophagus, San Carlos Mission, Carmel, California - Unveiled in 1924, this large sarcophagus by sculptor Jo Mora depicts Fr. Serra recumbant in death. At his head stands Fr. Crespi and at his feet Frs. Lasuen and Lopez.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was made by Security Lithograph Company in San Francisco, California.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1955-06-25

Sender

M.G. [Santa Barbara, California]

Recipient

Reverend Mother Hill [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

Sat. 9:25 Dear Rev. Mother - Nearing Oxnard. Most enjoying trip. Lvoely companions. Sr. Roberta sends you love. Was so happy in Harvey's last evening - to see on far side of room 2 starched and fluted frills! Never tire of lookin at there gently rolling brown hills dotted thickly with "God's candle-sticks." Thanks to each one for time and effort expected in getting me off and for warm [illegible]

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–Monterey County–Carmel-by-the-Sea

Publisher Series

H240

Printer

Security Lithograph Company

Printing Process

lithograph

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

Central California-49

Date Digitized

2014-04-17

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\UnitedStates\California\CentralCalifornia-49A

Image File Size

270 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Carmel (Calif.), Mission San Carlos Borromeo (Carmel, Calif.), Mission churches, Interiors, Tombs & sepulchral monuments

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