Wayfarers' Chapel Portuguese Bend, California

Abstract/Description: Color postcard image shows interior 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 "INTERIOR OF WAYFARERS' CHAPEL / Portuguese Bend, California / The Wayfarers' Chapel designed by Lloyd Wright, was built by the Church of the New Jerusalem as a national memorial to Emanuel Swedenborg, upon whose teachings the church was founded. "All religion relates to life, and the life of religion is to do good." - Swedenborg" Also printed with "SceniKrome® FROM Golden West®, 700 W. WILLOW ST., LONG BEACH, CALIF. 90806" "MADE BY H.S. CROCKER CO., INC., SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. 94103" and "GW-4-A Color photo by Geo. E. Watson."
Subject(s): Chapels--California, Southern
Portuguese Bend (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.)
Palos Verdes Peninsula (Calif.)
Wayfarers Chapel (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.)