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Angel caught napping in Van Nuys
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated November 24, 1962 reads, "Angel caught napping in Van Nuys - This reclining, yellow-haired angel was one of 54 such statues strewn along Van Nuys Blvd. from Vanowen to Bessemer St. this week as merchants began to decorate the boulevard for the holiday season. The 13-foot-high statues, designed by Earl Hoagland, will stand on the sidewalk beneath colored lights and garlands affixed to light standards." Signs visible in the picture include the Van Nuys Army & Navy Surplus Store, and an Upholstery Supplies store.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Holiday decorations--California--Los Angeles
Christmas lights--California--Los Angeles
Angels in art
Angels in popular culture--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Trucks--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Van Nuys Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Delano Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cityscape photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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