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Exterior of Griffith Observatory
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Located on the lawn of the Griffith Park Observatory is the Astronomers Monument, designed by Archibald Garner honoring six of the greatest astronomers of all time: Hipparchus, Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton and Herschel. In this picture we see the monument in front of the planetarium theatre building. To the left is the section housing the solar telescope. The observatory was built in 1935 in the Classical Modern style. Architects: John C. Austin and Frederick M. Ashley.
1 photograph :color
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Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Parks-Griffith Observatory.; N-002-855.4 8x10
Griffith Observatory
Observatories--California--Los Angeles
Austin, John C. W.(John Corneby Wilson),1870-1963
Ashley, Frederick M
Garner, Archibald
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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