13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
San Francisco de Asis Mission Church

Originally, this adobe church provided protection to the people of Taos, New Mexico, from Comanche attackers. Later, the true beauty of the structure was recognized by such notables as Georgia O'Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Paul Strand and Ned Scott.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Taos, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © George Riling