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    Gary Faye Photographs, two pieces, framed. Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo and Mission San Francisco de la Espada, San Antonio, Texas.

    For its 1994 annual report, Nuevo Energy Company, a spinoff of Torch Energy Advisors Incorporated, commissioned noted Houston photographer Gary Faye to shoot a comprehensive survey of all Texas missions. Faye traveled to El Paso, San Antonio and Goliad in February 1995, photographing the missions. Faye's comprehensive survey stands as one of the great collections of photographic images of Texas' missions.

    The Querétaran fathers relocated Mission Espada on the San Antonio River from its original location in East Texas. Far from San Antonio's city center, Mission Espada was vulnerable to Apache attack. Espada never flourished like Mission San José, and at one point, its 230 converted Indians simply left the mission and returned to the wilderness. Courtesy of J.P. Bryan, Houston. The high bid placed by via mail, fax, the Internet or telephone will be entered as the opening bid for the lot during the live portion of the silent auction.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2006
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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