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Mission San Diego, California.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Mission San Diego, California., 1904
  • Where object was made: San Diego, California, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 22.69 x 17.39 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 15/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0509

Exterior. In the foreground, three trees and some shrubbery grow on a grassy field. Behind them is a low brick wall with a wooden gate. Beyond is Mission San Diego (or Mission Basillica San Diego de Alcalá), which was the first Franciscan mission in The Californias, a province of New Spain.