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Title
[Interior views of Los Angeles Public Library, 5th and Grand, Los Angeles] (15 views)
Contributor
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924
Mott Studios
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1923 and 1933]
Publication Information
Los Angeles, Calif. : Mott Studios
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Interior views of Los Angeles Public Library. Architect: Bertram Grosvernor Goodhue. Mott no. 92 refers to Los Angeles Public Library and no. 95 refers to McKee and Wentworth
File proof no.: j-5-a.
Negative file no.:92-122.
1992-5253 (92-122). Murals in rotunda. Space features large vaulted ceilings with wall murals depicting scenes from classic literature. Large globe fixture suspended from ceiling -- 1992-5254 (92-123). Murals in rotunda. Space features large vaulted ceilings with wall murals depcting scenes from classic literature -- 1992-5255 (92-124). Murals in rotunda. Large open space features vaulted ceilings with fancy tile work and large wall murals depicting scenes from early colonial life -- 1992-5256 (92-127). Murals in rotunda. Large open space features vaulted tile ceilings with fixture of globe -- 1992-5257 (95-41). Interior general view of reading room, vaulted ceiling with wood beam trusses. Rows of books along side and rear walls with multiple rows of tables and chairs in center -- 1992-5258 (92-48). Reading Room. Large room features vaulted ceiling supported by wood beam trusses -- 1992-5259 (95-49). Reading Room. Room features vaulted ceiling with wood beam trusses -- 1992-5261 (95-77). Details of General Literature Room. Room features long wood tables for reading, bookshelves along walls with card catalog drawers -- 1992-5262 (95-78). Information desk in Fiction Room. View of center reference desk with bookshelves behind -- 1992-5263 (95-79). Glass showcase, Children's Room. Display case features various open books with illustrations -- 1992-5264 (95-81). Discharging desk. Small room features large desk in center of room for processing refrence cards. Small cart with books to be reshelved next to sorting table -- 1992-5265 (95-82). Charging desk, Reference Room. Long counter with tall lamps on corners with bookshelves and gated doorway behind --
1992-5266 (95-83). Newspaper Room. Rows of drafting table like desks used for reading newspapers -- 1992-5267 (95-90). Horizontal display cases. Space features prints organized on wall with display cases and shelves showing books and informational pamphlets -- 1992-5268 (95-91). Horizontal & vertical display cases. Room features multiple display cases with books and literature on display.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
15 photographic prints ; 10 x 8 in. and 8 x 10 in.
Identifier
(C)001411738CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Los Angeles Public Library.--Photographs
Showcases
Public libraries--California--Los Angeles
Reading rooms--California--Los Angeles
Chandeliers
Murals--California--Los Angeles
Vaults (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Card catalogs--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)

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