San Xavier del Bac

Posted by
Don (Spokane, United States) on 14 August 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Mission San Xavier del Bac is a historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles (16 km) south of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The mission was founded in 1699 by the Jesuit missionary Eusebio Francisco Kino. San Xavier has a white, Moorish-inspired design and is colloquially known as 'The White Dove of the Desert' This image is a scanned 4x5 inch negative.