Mission San Jose, Second Mission


Stock #: 35811
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: San Antonio
State: Texas (TX)
County: Comal,Bexar
Publisher: Nic Tengg
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This was the second of several Missions named after St. Joseph, built in 1718 by the Franciscan Monks, and was used in converting the Indians. It was also used as a place of refuge from hostile Indians. The hand carving on the fa├žade of the main entrance is conceded by experts to be one of the finest specimens of ancient carving extant.