San Francisco de Asis Mission Church (Ranchos De Taos, NM) : Detail of atrio wall, adobe lined with stones

Creator:
unknown (Spanish)
Published/Created:
Ranchos de Taos Plaza, Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico, United States
1772-1816
Date Depicted:
2010
1700 AD - 1799 AD
Materials:
adobe
wood
Notes:
It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970 (and National Register). It is also designated as a World Heritage church. Construction on the church began around 1772 and was completed in 1815 by Franciscan Fathers as a mission church. It is located a few miles south of Taos Pueblo and has inspired numerous depictions by Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams and Paul Strand.
Variant Titles:
Ranchos de Taos Mission Church
Topics:
Architecture -- Spain -- 18th century -- (YVRC)
Architecture -- Spain -- 19th century -- (YVRC)
Architecture -- United States -- 18th century -- (YVRC)
Architecture -- United States -- 19th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Eighteenth century
Nineteenth century
Spanish Colonial
Culture:
Spanish
Accession Number:
1A2-US-NM-SFA-A3
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
churches (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architecture; saints; Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226; Franciscans; missionaries; attached bell towers; adobe construction buildings; religious buildings; churches
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Addition Module Six
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
2010
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4125
OID:
10078454
PID:
digcoll:1861864