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Mission San Juan Capistrano, showing ruined altar of ancient stone church, California, 1901 (CHS-2091)

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Mission San Juan Capistrano, showing ruined altar of ancient stone church, California, 1901
Photograph of Mission San Juan Capistrano, showing ruined altar of ancient stone church, California, 1901. In the extreme foreground at center, weeds cover the ground of the interior of the ruined church. During the earthquake, the bell tower fell upon the worshippers in this area. In the background at center, a large domed opening can be seen with small steps at its base. Around the opening, cracked columns and deteriorating walls are visible. A man is seen standing at left near a stone wall.
Call number: CHS-2091
Photographer: Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Filename: CHS-2091
Coverage date: 1901
Part of collection: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Format: glass plate negatives
Type: images
Geographic subject (city or populated place): San Juan Capistrano
Repository name: USC Libraries Special Collections
Accession number: 2091
Microfiche number: 1-137-71
Archival file: chs_Volume92/CHS-2091.tiff
Part of subcollection: Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
Repository address: Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Geographic subject (country): USA
Format (aacr2): 1 photograph : glass photonegative, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Rights: Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
Subject (adlf): religious facilities
Repository email: [email protected]
Contributing entity: California Historical Society
Date created: 1901
Publisher (of the digital version): University of Southern California. Libraries
Format (aat): photographs
Geographic subject (state): California
Legacy record ID: chs-m15310
Access conditions: Send requests to address or e-mail given. Phone (213) 821-2366; fax (213) 740-2343.
Geographic subject (county): Orange
Subject (lcsh): Missions, Spanish
Subject: Missions -- Mission San Juan Capistrano; San Juan Capistrano Mission; San Juan Capistrano; Mission San Juan Capistrano

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