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San Fernando Mission, California
SAN FERNANDO MISSION Founded in 1797, was the center of life in the San Fernando Valley. Pictured here is the forecourt with a statue of Father Serra and a fountain built in 1812 - replica of one in Cordova, Spain.
Publisher Union Oil Co. (founded in 1890)
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photochrome on card stock.
Not On View
Back: divided. Mint. ROYAL 76 GASOLINE TOUR THE WEST WITH UNION
UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West.
MADE IN U.S.A. [black ink on back]
Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder