[Additional ruins of Presidio structure]

Description:

Photograph of Fort Leaton ruins in the Big Bend desert, near Presidio, Texas. Several wood support beams of varying lengths support the wall structure. A stone marker near the photograph's left quadrant describes the structure. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The mission was successful, and Christianized many of the tribes until the Padres were called back from this wilderness in the eighteenth century" (pp. 3-4).

Creator(s): Edwards, Nancy
Location(s): United States - Texas - Presidio County
Creation Date: 1969
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 140
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1969
  • Digitized: February 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Presidio County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1969  
Description:

Photograph of Fort Leaton ruins in the Big Bend desert, near Presidio, Texas. Several wood support beams of varying lengths support the wall structure. A stone marker near the photograph's left quadrant describes the structure. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The mission was successful, and Christianized many of the tribes until the Padres were called back from this wilderness in the eighteenth century" (pp. 3-4).

Note:

Information from photographer: Fort Leaton (“El Fortin) near Rio Grande in Presidio County. Site of Spanish mission circa 1684.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): buildings | ruins
Added Title: My Land, My Heritage, My Hope: Slide 37
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Relation (Is Referenced By): My Land, My Heritage, My Hope, ark:/67531/metapth39396
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.06.28
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth39666
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image