A b o u t   M i s s i o n   A r t   P r e s s

Mission Art Press was founded by Howard Anderson to publish his works—a series of original oils depicting the missions of California. The internet site, www.missionart.com, was designed and created by the artist to showcase his limited edition art prints and to provide a source for information, original photography and historical graphics relating to the original 21 missions.

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MAIL: Mission Art Press, 1146 N. Central Ave. #326, Glendale, CA 91202




A b o u t   F i n e   A r t   E d i t i o n s

G i c l é e

Fine art editions in which waterbased inks are applied to paper using a precise digital capture of the original image. Giclée prints are known for their brilliant color range and the details and subtleties they capture. Iris© prints are often referred to as Giclee prints. Giclee (zhee-clay) is a French term meaning "spray of ink." An Iris © printer creates images by spraying one million droplets of ink per second through each of its four nozzles. An Iris © digital print has an apparent resolution of 1,800 dpi, which is higher than a traditional lithographic print and has a greater color range than serigraphy. Mission Art Press' newest Iris© Giclée editions take advantage of this technology.

L i t h o g r a p h i c    P r i n t

Print artwork that is based on the water-repellent properties of oil-based inks. Lithography involves applying these inks to a dampened image-bearing plate that is then pressed onto paper. Offset Lithography is a type of high-volume commercial print designed for the reproduction of thousand of sheets of paper. Plates are made by an electro-mechanical process wherein the image is offset from a metal plate onto a rubber blanket and onto the sheet. "Graduation Day Santa Clara" is an offset lithographic edition.

A r c h i v a l   I n k s

Specialized inks used in fine arts printmaking that have been optimized for the relevant printmaking technique, desired saturation and longevity.

A r c h i v a l   P a p e r s

Papers used in fine art printmaking that have textured surfaces and extra-heavy weight. These papers are particularly accepting of print making inks and paints for contrast, color saturation and image longevity. The Mission Art Press Limited Iris Editions are printed on Somerset Velvet Radiant White— 100% cotton, neutral pH, mould-made fine art paper. Independent testing carried out by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. shows ongoing test results for this medium. "Graduation Day Santa Clara" is an edition printed on 100% cotton, neutral pH, machine-made paper.

A c i d - F r e e

A designation for paper with a pH value of 7 or greater based on the acidity-alkali scale of 0-14). Using acid-free matboards and backings prevent yellowish-brown acid burn lines from appearing on your artwork over time.

E d i t i o n s

A printing of many images from one master work. Open editions are typically not numbered and have no maximum number to be issued. Limited editions are numbered in succession with a predetermined number of prints.



A b o u t    s h i p p i n g

All prints are shipped UPS ground or USPS Priority Mail. All prints come with a Cerificate of Authenticity and care instructions. Giclée editions are shipped flat in acid-free sleeves with sturdy acid-free backings. Print editions are also shipped flat in an acid-free folder with sturdy backing. Every precaution has been taken to ensure your enjoyment and satisfaction.


A b s o l u t e   G u a r a n t e e

If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please return it within 90 days of purchase for a complete refund.


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American Marketing Association
Code of Ethics for Marketing on the Internet


The Internet, including online computer communications, has become increasingly important to marketers' activities, as they provide exchanges and access to markets worldwide. The ability to interact with stakeholders has created new marketing opportunities and risks that are not currently specifically addressed in the American Marketing Association Code of Ethics. The American Marketing Association Code of Ethics for Internet marketing provides additional guidance and direction for ethical responsibility in this dynamic area of marketing. The American Marketing Association is committed to ethical professional conduct and has adopted these principles for using the Internet, including on-line marketing activities utilizing network computers.

General Responsibilities

Internet marketers must assess the risks and take responsibility for the consequences of their activities. Internet marketers' professional conduct must be guided by:

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Information collected from customers should be confidential and used only for expressed purposes. All data, especially confidential customer data, should be safeguarded against unauthorized access. The expressed wishes of others should be respected with regard to the receipt of unsolicited e-mail messages.


Information obtained from the Internet sources should be properly authorized and documented. Information ownership should be safeguarded and respected. Marketers should respect the integrity and ownership of computer and network systems.


Marketers should treat access to accounts, passwords, and other information as confidential, and only examine or disclose content when authorized by a responsible party. The integrity of others' information systems should be respected with regard to placement of information, advertising or messages.


BBB Code of e-commerce guidelines

NOTE: The Code contains practical, performance-based e-commerce guidelines. These guidelines were designed to allow online businesses to take advantage of technology and to foster innovation while adhering to fair business practices that provide truthful and accurate information to online consumers. These voluntary guidelines represent sound online advertising and selling practices that the Better Business Bureau and BBBOnLine believe will boost consumer trust and confidence in online commerce. However, the Code does not address whether the laws, if any, of any particular jurisdiction apply to online advertising or transactions. Online businesses are therefore advised to make a determination that their practices are in compliance with applicable laws. We encourage broad compliance with this voluntary Code. We encourage all online businesses to adopt these guidelines. Our BBBOnLine Reliability participants are expected to adhere to these guidelines.

Better Business Bureau BBBOnLine Code of Online Business Practices Draft

Principle 1: Disclose! Disclose! Disclose! Online businesses shall disclose to their customers and prospective customers, clearly, conspicuously, and in easy-to-understand language, accurate information about the business, any goods or services offered through an online transaction, and, if applicable, the transaction itself.

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