The California Missions
History, Art, and PreservationBook - 2009
"Illustrated in color throughout, The California Missions: History, Art, and Preservation combines engaging text with historical paintings, archival photographs, and recent photography to create a vivid chronicle of these iconic institutions. The narrative recounts their founding and early history, surveys mission art and architecture, and examines their role in shaping the history and culture of California. A final chapter discusses recent advances in preserving the mission heritage for future generations. The second part of the book provides concise historical profiles for each of the twenty-one missions."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute, c2009
Branch Call Number: 979.402 KIMBRO
Characteristics: 273 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 28 cm