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Watkins (Carleton E.), Franciscan Missions of California by

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

About this Collection

The Franciscan Missions of California album contains 35 albumen prints taken by Carleton E. Watkins circa 1876-1882. Watkins probably began photographing the missions while returning from a trip to Southern California in 1876, during which he also photographed scenes along the newly constructed Southern Pacific Railroad line. The album is believed to be the earliest general photographic collection produced of the California Missions, and includes photographs of most of the missions found in the state.... View collection guide.

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