[Mission Espada]

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Photograph of a close-up oblique view of the east (front) and north facades of the church at Mission Espada. The north wall of Father Francis Bouchu's residence, reconstructed from the main part of the old mission convento, is visible to the left of the church.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951 Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: The Ernst Wilhelm Raba Photograph Collection and was provided by San Antonio Conservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 169 times , with 24 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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San Antonio Conservation Society

The Society documents the history of San Antonio and South Central Texas with an emphasis on the built environment. This history includes photographs of San Antonio street scenes and a few portraits, taken by professional photographer Ernst Raba between c. 1853 and c. 1939.

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Description

Photograph of a close-up oblique view of the east (front) and north facades of the church at Mission Espada. The north wall of Father Francis Bouchu's residence, reconstructed from the main part of the old mission convento, is visible to the left of the church.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Father Francis Bouchu was a French lay priest, who moved to Mission Espada from Mission San Juan in 1885. He died in 1907.

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The Ernst Wilhelm Raba Photograph Collection

Photos by early San Antonio artist Ernst Raba. The bulk of the materials documents the changing landscape of the city in the late 1800s - early 1900s. Funded by San Antonio Conservation Society's Capital Club.

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Aug. 6, 2014, 8:27 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 10, 2014, 1:13 p.m.

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  • 29.317652, -98.450081

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Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951. [Mission Espada], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth460164/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting San Antonio Conservation Society.