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Mission San Juan Bautista Founded 1797, San Juan Bautista, California - Glimpse of a few of the historic art treasures in California's largest of Mission church. Today 31 original paintings still adorn its walls and 7 wooden statues stand in its niches, all dating from about 1800. Above them, floating beams 40 feet long support the ceiling; in the tile floor beneath wild animal tracks can still be seen.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was printed by H.S. Crocker in San Francisco, California and features a photograph by Hubert A. Lowman.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1960-06-15

Sender

Agnes [Pacific Grove, California]

Recipient

Mother M. Lambin [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

June 15 - Hello Mother Lambin - Visited this very interesting mission yesterday and had lunch at Cadomatoni's restaurant there. The valley the mission overlooks is really beautiful with mountains in the distance. Would have liked to spend more time walking about the little town. "Hi" to peggy and Miss Wiltzius. Love - Agnes W.

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–San Benito County–San Juan Bautista

Publisher Series

CMT-40

Printer

H.S Crocker

Photographer

Hubert A. Lowman

Printing Process

lithograph

Date Issued

1856-

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-86

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-86A

Image File Size

651 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Juan Bautista (Calif.), San Juan Bautista (Mission : San Juan Bautista, Calif.), Mission churches, Interiors, Altars

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