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Title
"Theosophical Institute, Point Loma, San Diego. 1915."
Date Created and/or Issued
1915
Contributing Institution
Palos Verdes Library District
Collection
Postcard and Ephemera Collection
Rights Information
Electronically digitized by the Palos Verdes Library District from the Palos Verdes Library Local History Room Photo Collection. Copyright status must be investigated before publishing or commercial use. To obtain permission and images for publication purposes please contact the Palos Verdes Library District.
Description
Hand-colored postcard image shows front view of the Theosophical Institute (Raja Yoga Academy and Temple of Peace), Point Loma, San Diego. 1915. Site of the Point Loma Universal Brotherhood and Theosophical Society Homestead (also known as "Lomaland") established in 1897 by Katherine Tingley (1847-1929), on the site of what is today Point Loma Nazarene College. Split-back printed in green ink on reverse with "PANAMA-CALIFORNIA EXPOSITION - SAN DIEGO - THE COMPLETION OF THE PANAMA CANAL" in a medallion and “PUBLISHED BY ENO & MATTESON, SAN DIEGO, CAL. MADE IN U.S.A. / COPYRIGHT 1912 BY THE PANAMA-CALIFORNIA EXPOSITION" along left edge; "C.T. PHOTOCHROM" for the Curt Teich Company of Chicago and numbered “A-825”; numbered on front “4000”
Date Built: 1897
historic information from http://www.sandiegohistory.org/journal/97winter/theosophical.htm
Type
image
Format
1 postcard; 3.5 x 5.5 in
Identifier
pvld:1182
bar code: 000013813
Subject
Schools--California--San Diego
Theosophical Society (San Diego, Calif.)
Time Period
1911-1920
Place
Point Loma (San Diego, Calif.)
Lomaland (San Diego, Calif.)

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