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Title
Dean Cornwell's mural in the Los Angeles Central Library rotunda, Los Angeles, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa February, 1933]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The series of murals in the Library's rotunda were painted by Dean Cornwell and completed in 1933. Its theme was the history of California and the four panels depicted the "era of discovery," the missions, "Americanization," and the "founding" of the city of Los Angeles.
View of second panel of the mural in the LA Public Library rotunda, depicting missionaries in early California history.
Handwritten on negative: Library Pannel [sic]
Text from negative sleeve: Los Angeles Library 1933
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_6046
ark:/21198/zz002cw63r
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Libraries--California--Los Angeles
Murals--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Central Library (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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