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Title
Youth, like forefathers, plans silversmith career
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1949
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
Photograph article dated March 17, 1962 partially reads, “An art passed on from father to son for over a century has captured Ralph Wise, 8, in the longing for perfection which haunts the life of a master silversmith. Already, at his grandfather's shop at 13080 Montague St., Pacoima, young Ralph 'plays' at pounding out small pieces of silver. Watching carefully is Master craftsman Porter Blanchard, 63, his grandfather, who passed the art of fashioning fine silverware on to Ralph's father, Lewis A. Wise, who is himself now a silversmith in his own right." Photograph caption reads, "Lewis Wise and Porter Blanchard examine 'five line' creation. Silversmith ken is passed from one generation to another."; See image #00133609 for additional photo in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00133610
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d040_f9_i14
CARL0005578683
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/63878
Subject
Silver
Silverwork--California--Los Angeles
Workshops--California--Los Angeles
Fathers-in-law--California--Los Angeles
Silversmiths--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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