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Photograph of the E.C. Hurd residence with a streetcar in the foreground on Hollywood Boulevard and Wilcox Avenue, California, 1900. A streetcar bearing the sign "Santa Monica" moves across the image in the foreground, just left of the large, two-story Victorian mansion that sports domed spires, balconies, a porch with an ornamental railing and a multi-leveled roof. Some framework structures are standing in the front lawn. An early, topless automobile is parked close to the house on the right, containing two people, a man and a woman. A second man can be seen standing behind it. A tree stretches in from the extreme foreground at left. Hurd was a wealthy colorado miner who migrated to California, bought the acre at Wilcox, and planted a large lemon orchard, spending $50,000 on water. He later bought the Cahuenga Valley Railroad and extended it to Laurel Canyon.
2 photographs : photonegatives, b&w 21 x 26 cm. negatives (photographic) photographs