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Title
Prudential Building sculpture
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.
The 35-foot bronze sculpture and fountain by Aristides Demetrios installed in the forecourt of the Prudential Building (later Museum Square), located at 5757 Wilshire Boulevard. The office building was designed by Wurdeman and Becket and built in 1948.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090467
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f3_i122
CARL0004982751
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121646
Subject
Prudential Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Prudential Insurance Company of America
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Fountains--California--Los Angeles
Bronze sculpture
Sculpture
Sculpture, Modern
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Demetrios, Aristides
Wurdeman and Becket
Time Period
1971-1980

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