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St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, El Camino Real & Baldwin Street, San Mateo, San Mateo County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB106417
South Front From Southwest

HB106418
South Front From Southeast

HB106419
South Front, Detail Of Window

HB106420
East Side, Porte Cochere

HB106421
East Side, Buttresses

HB106422
East Side, Detail Of Buttress

HB106423
Interior, Looking North

HB106424
Main Altar, From South

HB106425
Main Altar, From Southeast

HB106426
Main Altar, Detail Of Carving

HB106427
Main Altar, West Side, Detail Of Carved Cherubs

HB106428
Original Altar, Now On West Side Aisle


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Item Title


Location
El Camino Real & Baldwin Street, San Mateo, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-2144
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1956 subsequent work
Significance: The original church at this site, built in 1865, was destroyed by the 1906 earthquake. Willis J. Polk, a parishioner, designed this church in the same village Gothic style.

Related Names
Polk, Willis J.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHWEST
2. SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHEAST
4. SOUTH FRONT, DETAIL OF WINDOW
5. EAST SIDE, PORTE COCHERE
6. EAST SIDE, BUTTRESSES
7. EAST SIDE, DETAIL OF BUTTRESS
8. INTERIOR, LOOKING NORTH
9. MAIN ALTAR, FROM SOUTH
10. MAIN ALTAR, FROM SOUTHEAST
11. MAIN ALTAR, DETAIL OF CARVING
12. MAIN ALTAR, WEST SIDE, DETAIL OF CARVED CHERUBS
13. ORIGINAL ALTAR, NOW ON WEST SIDE AISLE


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