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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Drawing 1
Photo 1
Photos 2 & 3
Photo 5


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 4: Convento Garden, Mission San José.

[Graphic] Photo 4 with link to higher quality photo. (National Park Service)

The convento, also called the friary, was the place where the Franciscan friars lived.

Questions for Photo 4

1. How might the friars have used the garden and a covered walkway called a portería (pour-teh-REE-ah)?

2. What does the portería tell us about Spanish culture?

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