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Title
View from balcony at Death Valley's Scotty's Castle
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
A view from the bricked lined balcony at Death Valley's Scotty's Castle. A visitor sits in a chair enjoying the view. The outline of the mountains can be seen in the hazy distance. Formerly called Death Valley Ranch, Scotty's Castle was built, but never completed, in the 1920s. Flamboyant cowboy, storyteller, Walter Scott, convinced Chicago millionaire Albert Johnson to invest in his (fraudulent) gold mine in the Death Valley area. Johnson actually spent time vacationing and recuperating from illness at the property, which is now a museum.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00073685
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Death Valley; S-007-872 4x5
CARL0000076957
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115480
Subject
Scotty's Castle
Museums--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Men--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Dwellings--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Scott, Walter E.1872-1954
Johnson, Albert,1904-1993
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)

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