"Entre Es Su Casa Amigo" - Mission Inn

Entre Es Su Casa Amigo - Mission Inn Riverside California


Stock #: 270370
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Riverside
State: California (CA)
County: Riverside
Publisher: Britton & Rey
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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The arch of Spanish tube is used in building the California Missions, is a fitting back-ground for the crest of the Inn. The design of the bell supported by thongs in the rude frame, surmounted by the rustic ancient cross of the Indians, is the Glenwood housemark. The figure in the profile is St. Francis of Assissi the patron saint of the Inn, and the founder of the Franciscan order of Monks. One of the greatest of the Spanish Franciscans, Father dunipere Serra, built the missions in California in the eighteenth century. Below the shield is the figure of the Indian for whose salvation these missions were established at great expense and sacrifice. Through the symbols of the cross and bell these good fathers taught their Christian faith to the redman