Detail View: John Russell Bartlett Collection: JRB030

Record number: 
JRB030
Title: 
San Xavier del Bac, Arizona
Place: 
A few miles south of Tucson, Arizona
Date: 
July 19, 1852
Image technique: 
watercolor
Image dimensions: 
10 x 14 inches
Narrative description: 
View of a mission church behind a wall and gate with mountains in the distance.
Notes: 
Related drawing: JRB019 (but a different perspective). Personal Narrative derivative: noneSan Xavier del Bac, founded as a mission by Father Eusebio Kino in 1693, was constructed in 1783 to 1797 on the site of an earlier church and might well be the best preserved Spanish mission in the southwest.
Creators: 
John Russell Bartlett
Subject: 
Landscape, Architectural
Normalized date: 
1852.07.19