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Title
Lorado Taft at the groundbreaking for a museum of sculpture in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
February 1934
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Sculptor Lorado Taft has chosen one of the hilltops of Griffith Park to plant a museum of sculpture and architecture that will be completed at an estimated cost of $1,000,000. The only two who accompanied him were author Hamlin Garland and directing head of the Los Angeles Museum of Art Clarence B. Mitchell.
Lorado Taft stands in front of a parked automobile with his hands crossed in front of him.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Taft Begins 'First Work' On Museum," Los Angeles Times, 10 Feb 1934: A1.
Handwritten on negative: Lorado Taft
Text from negative sleeve: MITCHELL, CLARENCE B. ART Mitchell, Clarence B. Artist 1934
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_6731
ark:/21198/zz002cx0qm
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Automobiles--American--California--Griffith Park
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Griffith Park
Sculptors--American--California--Griffith Park
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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