Wayfarers' Chapel Portuguese Bend, California

Abstract/Description: Color postcard image shows elevated view of Wayfarers' Chapel. Narcissa Cox Vanderlip contributed the 3 1/2-acre site for the chapel, for which the cornerstone was dedicated on July 16, 1949. Lloyd Wright, son of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, was hired to design the chapel which opened in 1951. Postcard printed on reverse with "RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CALIFORNIA / The Wayfarers' Chapel, near Portuguese Bend, built by the Church of the New Jerusalem as a national memorial to Emanuel Swedenborg, upon whose teachings the church was founded." Also printed with "MIRRO-KROME CARD BY H.S. CROCKER CO., INC., SAN FRANCISCO 1, CALIF." "PUB. & DISTB. BY 'Golden West' COLOR CARD CO. 2583 Maine Ave., L.B. 6 Calif.," "GW-3" and "© MCMLVI by Geo. E. Watson. Color Photographer."
Subject(s): Chapels--California, Southern
Portuguese Bend (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.)
Palos Verdes Peninsula (Calif.)
Wayfarers Chapel (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.)
Date Created: 1956