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Title
De Longpre´ residence and gardens
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1898
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
View of the Mission Revival/Islamic style Hollywood residence (center) and extensive gardens of artist Paul de Longpre´. The home was located on the west side of Cahuenga Blvd. at Hollywood Blvd. on property he obtained from Mrs. Wilcox Beveridge after he moved to Los Angeles in 1889. The artist, who was born in Lyons, France, desired the 65-foot-deep lots on which to develop an extensive flower garden, visible in the foreground. At one time he had 4,000 roses, which he depicted in his paintings. Many tourists visited his garden and art gallery between the late 1890s and the late 1910s. The home was demolished in 1927.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00073922
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Hollywood-Residences-De Longpre.
CARL0000076363
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/114683
Subject
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Gardens--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Architecture, Domestic--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--Spanish influences
Architecture, Domestic--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--Islamic influences
Longpre´, Paul de,1855-1911
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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