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Title
Lafayette Park fountain
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1978
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
This collection is comprised of approximately 1,000 slides capturing buildings along Wilshire Boulevard. The slides were taken during Tuesday afternoon walks in 1978-1979 by Marlene Laskey and her 15-year-old daughter, Annie, who was the primary photographer. Marlene (1933-1989) was a Michigan native who moved to Los Angeles in the 1950s and became a Los Angeles historian and architecture enthusiast. At the time of her death from cancer, Marlene was working on a Master of Urban Planning degree at UCLA, and was an interviewer for UCLA's Oral History program.; Title supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi.
Fountain called "Power of Water," sculpted by Henry Lion, Jason Herron, and Sherry Peticolas in 1934 as part of the Public Works of Art Project; it is located in the lower triangle of Lafayette Park, south of Wilshire Boulevard. This female figure evokes water in the flowing lines of her hair and dress.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090089
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f1_i149
CARL0004965203
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121262
Subject
Public Works of Art Project (U.S.)
Power of Water (Sculpture)
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Statues--California--Los Angeles
Bas-relief--California--Los Angeles
Fountains--California--Los Angeles
Westlake (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Lafayette Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Herron, Jason
Peticolas, Sherry
Lion, Henry
Time Period
1971-1980

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