1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
United States of America, California, Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara
[between 1914 and 1949?]
The early horticulturists of California were the priests, and in the mission gardens were collected the choicest plants and fruits. Best known of these old gardens is the so-called "Sacred Garden" at Mission Santa Barbara. The garden as it is today was designed and laid out in 1868 by Father Joseph O'Keefe.
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena."
Historic plate number: "86."
Historic plate caption: "California, Mission Garden, Santa Barbara."
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