San Francisco de Asis (Mission Dolores) Mission Photos

The California mission at San Francisco, founded 1776, is one of the most elegant of the missions both inside & out. A Baroque church next door dates from 1918 & 1926. It is a major tourist stop.

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Mission San Francisco de Asis which has adobe walls 4 ft thick, except for the front wall which is 10 ft thick. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores bells cast in Mexico. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores old & new churches. San Francisco, CA.Chapel interior with wooden beams painted in vegetable dyes by Ohlone Indians in Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Mission San Francisco de Asis (Mission Dolores) (1776) which has adobe walls 4 ft thick, except for the front wall which is 10 ft thick. San Francisco, CA. On National Register.Mission Dolores bells (1792-7) cast in Mexico. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores old & new churches. San Francisco, CA.Chapel interior with wooden beams painted in vegetable dyes by Ohlone Indians in Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA. Style: Spanish Baroque.
Altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Altar of Mission Dolores with Archangel St. Michael in center. San Francisco, CA.Left side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Juan Capistrano, who preached the crusades, from left side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Altar of Mission Dolores with Archangel St. Michael in center. San Francisco, CA.Left side altar (c 1810) of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Juan Capistrano, who preached the crusades, from left side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
San Jose , foster father of Jesus & patron of all California missions, from left side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Buenaventura , a Franciscan Minister General & Cardinal, from left side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Right side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Francisco Solano, a 16th c missionary to Peru, from right side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
San Jose (St. Joseph), foster father of Jesus & patron of all California missions, from left side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Buenaventura (St. Bonaventure), a Franciscan Minister General & Cardinal, from left side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Right side altar (c 1810) of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Francisco Solano, a 16th c missionary to Peru, from right side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
St. Anthony of Padua from right side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Pasqual Baylon, a shepherd who became a master of theology, from right side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Statue of St. Francis of Assisi with crucifix in Mission Dolores chapel. San Francisco, CA.Replica of original baptismal font in Mission Dolores chapel. San Francisco, CA.
St. Anthony of Padua (San Antonio) from right side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Pasqual Baylon, a shepherd who became a master of theology, from right side altar of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Statue of St. Francis of Assisi with crucifix (c 1920) in Mission Dolores chapel. San Francisco, CA.Replica of original baptismal font in Mission Dolores chapel. San Francisco, CA.
Mission Dolores chapel outer adobe wall & cemetery. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores chapel outer adobe wall & cemetery tombstones & cast iron fences. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores cemetery tombstones of child who died in 1859. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores cemetery tombstones. San Francisco, CA.
Mission Dolores chapel outer adobe wall & cemetery. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores chapel outer adobe wall & cemetery tombstones & cast iron fences. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores cemetery tombstones of child who died in 1859. San Francisco, CA.Mission Dolores cemetery tombstones. San Francisco, CA.
Mission Dolores cemetery tombstones of man & woman mourning under a weeping willow. San Francisco, CA.Parish church or Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Mission Dolores cemetery tombstones of man & woman mourning under a weeping willow. San Francisco, CA.Parish church or Basilica of Mission Dolores (1918). San Francisco, CA. Style: California Mission style. Architect: Frank T. Shea & John O. Lofquist.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Basilica of Mission Dolores Baroque decorations. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Basilica of Mission Dolores Baroque decorations (1926). San Francisco, CA. Style: Baroque. Architect: Henry Minton.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Central dome of Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Interior of Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Horn playing angels in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.String playing angels in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Central dome of Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Interior of Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Horn playing angels in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.String playing angels in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Padre Junipero Serra founder of the California mission system in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Padre Francisco Palou founder of Mission San Francisco de Asis in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.San Carlos Borromeo & San Diego de Alcala missions in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.
Padre Junipero Serra (1713-84) founder of the California mission system in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.Padre Francisco Palou (1722-89) founder of Mission San Francisco de Asis in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA. San Carlos Borromeo & San Diego de Alcala missions in stained glass at Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA.

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