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H241- Bell Tower, San Carlos Mission, Carmel, California. San Carlos has often been called "the best of all missions" and is noted for its distinctive architecture. A deeply worn outside stone stairway leads to the belfry in the south tower where seven bells are hung.

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

1954-07-16

Sender

M.D. [California]

Recipient

Mother Thompson [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

5:10pm Th Jul. 15 Somewhere in Texas - As I near the end of my journey I think of the dear community of Alcala Park. Outside people look very hot; in our drawing rrom it is very comfortable and very cloistered. There are several [illegible] Fathers on the train; one spoke to us. He knows and ergo admires Father B. your Chicago friend from whom he [illegible] Mother M. joins me in sending love and begging prayers. M.D.

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

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

Publisher Series

H241

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-51

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-51A

Image File Size

292 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Carmel (Calif.), Mission San Carlos Borromeo (Carmel, Calif.), Mission churches, Bell towers

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