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Los Angeles Reservoir
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Public Library Legacy Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1860
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Title supplied by cataloger.
Los Angeles's first water reservoir was the brick structure shown in the center of the Plaza. The adobe directly behind was owned by Augustin Olvera. The 3-story building behind is the Sisters of Charity Hospital.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Los Angeles Public Library Legacy Collection
C-(6907); N-001-203 8x10
Los Angeles Reservoir (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Infirmary
Plazas--California--Los Angeles
Adobe houses--California--Los Angeles
Reservoirs--California--Los Angeles
Hospitals--California--Los Angeles
Water resources development--California--Los Angeles
Water-supply--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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