Every week we pick a newly submitted photo from the Flickr Group "See Monterey- Beautiful Photos of Monterey County." This week's winner is "Monterey Christmas Angel" submitted by Ann Canright.

The Christmas Angels have been used as holiday decorations in Monterey, California, since 1956, when the first angels were designed by artist Erica Franke.

An admirer of Mexican folk art, she fashioned 88 angels after the somewhat primitive style used by the priests in California missions to teach Christianity to Indians. In 2001 the Monterey Cultural Arts Commission commissioned the original artist to create ten new angels. Two of them hang on Pacific House in the Custom House Plaza near Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf.

Do you have an amazing shot of Monterey County that you think is worthy of "Flickr Photo of the Week?" Submit your photo to our Flickr Group and you just might get picked! Don't forget to tag @SeeMonterey in your Instagram photos!