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Title
At the fountain, Casa de Adobe
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 193-?
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
The Casa Adobe was completed in 1918 by the Hispanic Society of California and donated to the museum in 1925. Modeled after the San Diego County landmark, Rancho Guajome, a pre-1850s Spanish California rancho, the Casa was designed by the office of architect Theodore Eisen and constructed in the traditional manner by local adobe craftsmen.
Two women, dressed in Mexican national costumes, are by the fountain at the Casa de Adobe, located below the Southwest Museum at 4605 N. Figueroa Street. One woman sits on the fountain edge while the other stands by her, holding her hat. The fountain is circular with a low basin. In the middle is a pedestal holding a smaller basin.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00078498
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Museums-Southwest Museum-Casa de Adobe
CARL0000080231
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/111577
Subject
Casa de Adobe (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Adobe houses--California--Los Angeles
Fountains--California--Los Angeles
Eisen, Theodore
Hispanic Society of California
Southwest Museum of the American Indian

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