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Photographer's Note

The San Francisco de Asis Mission Church was built of adobe by Franciscan Fathers between 1772 and 1816 in Taos, New Mexico.
Georgia O'Keefe created four paintings of the Mission and said: "One of the most beautiful buildings left in the United States by the early Spaniards."

"The Church provides an imposing anchor in the middle of the Taos Plaza. It appears like a fortress with thick walls and buttresses that continue to peak interest of artists today. The Taos Village is not a carnival type setting, but rather an opportunity to feel what life looked like in centuries past. The buildings are essentially the same and the pace is much like it may have been in the two hundred years since the famous Church was built."
--- source: http://www.taoschamber.org

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  • Copyright: Ray Anderson (photoray) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1073 W: 1 N: 2832] (11763)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2002-06-00
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-04-24 14:26
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