Padre Junípero Serra Statue 1906, Artist: Douglas Tilden (1860 - 1935), Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

Masked By Palms
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The statue of "Junípero Serra" was partly hidden behind a couple of palm bushes. One could just make out his large cross.


Padre Junípero Serra Statue 1906 external link   •  Artist: Douglas Tilden external link (1860 - 1935)   •  Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:45:41 Thursday 17 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5084
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A Sign
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A sign was etched into the base of the "Junípero Serra" statue. It read:

Dedicated
By The
Native
Sons
Of The
Golden
West
Nov 17 1907


Padre Junípero Serra Statue 1906 external link   •  Artist: Douglas Tilden external link (1860 - 1935)   •  Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:47:04 Thursday 17 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5086
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Another Sign
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Another sign was also etched into the base of the "Junípero Serra" statue. This one read,

Padre
Junípero
Serra
Founder
Of The
California
Missions
1713 - 1784


Padre Junípero Serra Statue 1906 external link   •  Artist: Douglas Tilden external link (1860 - 1935)   •  Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:47:22 Thursday 17 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5087
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The Statue
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The statue of "Junípero Serra" was edge lit by the afternoon sun. His arms were extended upwards and he carried a huge cross.


Padre Junípero Serra Statue 1906 external link   •  Artist: Douglas Tilden external link (1860 - 1935)   •  Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:47:28 Thursday 17 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5088
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In Context
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The statue of "Junípero Serra" shown standing in context with the surrounding glade. The base of the statue had three faces etched with signs identifying this statue.


Padre Junípero Serra Statue 1906 external link   •  Artist: Douglas Tilden external link (1860 - 1935)   •  Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:47:57 Thursday 17 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5090
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The Third Sign
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A third sign etched into the base of the "Junípero Serra" statue, read,

Mission
San
Francisco
De Asis
Mission
Dolores
Founded
Oct 9 1776


Padre Junípero Serra Statue 1906 external link   •  Artist: Douglas Tilden external link (1860 - 1935)   •  Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300s Camera, f/2.8 35-70mm Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 13:48:16 Thursday 17 October 2019)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 24 June 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C19_5091
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