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Title
[Richard Dix residence, Beverly Hills, Calif.] (11 views)
Contributor
Mott Studios
Merge Studios
Date Created and/or Issued
1940
Publication Information
Los Angeles, Calif. : Mott Studios by Merge
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Interior views of Richard Dix home and family. Mott no. 1579 refers to Mrs. Helen W. Brown (B.H.G. [Better Homes & Garden?] etc.).
1992-4567 (1579-79). Richard Dix, wife, and two sons sit at round wood table in family room. Bench seats sit under bay window, checkered cushions match drapes -- 1992-4568 (1579-80). Candid portrait of Mrs. Dix and two sons playing cards on round wood table in family room. Bench seats sit under bay window, checkered cushions match drapes -- 1992-4569 (1579-82). Candid portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Dix in family room featuring large fire place featuring fancy tile work and mantle with various nicknacks. Wingback chair with daisy print also visible -- 1992-4570 (1579-83). Candid portait of Richard Dix lighting a cigarette. Carpeted room features fireplace, sofa, sitting chairs, wood paneled walls, and all rounded windows -- 1992-4571 (1579-84). Carpeted room features fireplace, sofa, sitting chairs, wood paneled walls, and all rounded windows -- 1992-4572 (1579-85). Hallway features fine wood curio cabinet with glass doors. Shelves contain family memorabilia: portraits of children, wife, nicknacks, etc. --
1992-4573 (1579-86). Hallway features fine wood curio cabinet with glass doors. Shelves contain family memorabilia: portraits of children, wife, nicknacks, etc. -- 1992-4574 (1579-136). Candid portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Dix sitting in room feauring round wood table in center of room with pipe dish. Small organ sits against wall and bench seats sit underneath bay window with checkered cushions matching the drapes. Large wood beam ceiling -- 1992-4575 (1579-137). Mrs. Dix sits at parlor gand piano. A large overstuffed sofa sits in center of room. Antique furniture visible throughout the room -- 1992-4576 (1579-137A). A parlor grand piano sits in back corner of room. A large overstuffed sofa sits in center of room. Antique furniture visible throughout the room -- 1992-4577 (1579-138). A parlor grand piano sits in back corner of room. Mr. and Mrs. Dix sit on a large overstuffed sofa. Antique furniture visible throughout the room.
Richard Dix was leading actor at RKO Pictures from 1929 to 1943. Married Virginia Webster, had two twin boys Richard Jr. and Robert Dix.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
11 photographic prints ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller and 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001405444CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Dix, Richard,, 1894-1949--Photographs
Dix, Virginia--Photographs
Dix, Robert,, 1935--Photographs
Dix, Richard,, 1935-1953--Photographs
Actors--California--Beverly Hills
Houses--California--Beverly Hills
Living rooms--California--Beverly Hills
Kitchens--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)

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