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Title
[Mayan Theatre] (14 views)
Contributor
Morgan, Walls & Clements
Mott Studios
Date Created and/or Issued
[1927?]
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 Mayan Theater, located at 1040 South Hill Street. Architect: Morgan, Walls & Clements. Mott no. 112 refers to Morgan, Walls & Clements.
File proof no.: k-2-j.
1992-2660 (112-851). Detail of stair & entrance to mezzanine. Space features Mayan influenced sculpture and wall tiles -- 1992-2661 (112-851). Space features Mayan influenced sculpture and wall tiles -- 1992-2662 (112-852). General view of mezzanine. Corridor features decorative ceiling beams with mayan inspired designs -- 1992-2663 (112-853). Mezzanine. Corridor features decorative ceiling beams with mayan inspired designs -- 1992-2664 (112-854). Detail of end of mezzanine showing stair. Large carved Mayan face sits above sitting area next to stairs -- 1992-2665 (112-854). Same view -- 1992-2666 (112-857). Detail of door to auditorium. Decorative wood door features Mayan influenced carvings --1992-2667 (112-858). Details, proscenium arch. Stage frame and curtain feature depictions of Mayan culture and design -- 1992-2668 (112-859). Details, proscenium arch. Wall feautres Mayan influenced mural with large carved wood frame --
1992-2669 (112-878). Interior, left proscenium arch. Wall feautres Mayan influenced mural with large carved wood frame -- 1992-2670 (112-879). Interior, auditorium from right front show seats. General view of theatre seats and upper balcony -- 1992-2671 (112-882). Interior, auditorium from balcony. Detail view of standard theatre style chairs -- 1992-2672 (112-883). Interior, foyer center. Walls and ceiling feature Mayan influenced design -- 1992-2673 (112-886). Interior, lobby ticket windows. Walls and ceiling feature carved Mayan influenced deisgn and figures. Movie poster on wall reads: "Twinkle Twinkle".
Opened for live shows, musicals, on Aug. 15, 1927 with stage musical Oh Kay starring Else Janis.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
14 photographic prints ; 8 x 10 in. and 10 x 8 in.
Identifier
(C)001412080CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Mayan Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Photographs
Theaters--California--Los Angeles
Architectural decorations & ornaments--California--Los Angeles
Lobbies--California--Los Angeles
Chairs
Stages (Platforms)
Theater curtains
Doors & doorways--California--Los Angeles
Stairways--California--Los Angeles
Coffers (Ceilings)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)

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