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St. Peters and Paul's church San Francisco - One of the world's most beautiful churches towering twin spires house chimes heard throughout the "City by the Golden Gate" and the chime tubes alone weigh more than 20 tons. Opposite Washington Square at Colummbus and Filbert, the monument to San Francisco's Volunteer Fire Brigade is prominent in the foreground and the tower on Telegraph Hill can be seen in distance.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Smith News Company in San Francisco, California and printed by Colourpicture in Boston & Cambridge, Massechusetts.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1958-10-11

Sender

Eileen [San Francisco, California]

Recipient

Miss May Clarke [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

Greetings from the big city. After a little eye surgery we came [illegible] here to relax. It has been very hot until today - Regret not being home for all the Pontifical Requiems. Love to Our Mother Clarke and your self. Eileen

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States-California-San Francisco County-San Francisco

Publisher

Smith News Company

Publisher Series

5P21682

Printer

Colourpicture

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

Northern California-65

Date Digitized

2014-04-17

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Northern California-65A

Image File Size

249 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Francisco (Calif.), Saints Peter & Paul Church (North Beach, San Francisco, Calif.), Catholic churches

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