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Jules Charbneau with pieces from his collection of miniatures, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
February 19, 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Charbneau has traveled the world three times and now owns more than 300 objects in his collection of miniatures, some of which are a one-thousandth-of-a-watt electric light bulb and a seed containing thirty-three carved elephants.
On a white napkin placed in front of him are several of Charbneau's tiny objects. In one hand he holds a rifle that is only slightly longer than his finger. There are several other objects including a little glass jar and some tiny animal figurines of a cat and some mice.
Photograph appears with the headline, "He Seeks Out Tiniest of Curios," Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb 1934: A2.
Text from newspaper caption: Jules Charbneau
Handwritten on negative: Jules Charbneau
Text from negative sleeve: CHARBNEAU, JULES HOBBIES 1934
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Collectibles--California--Los Angeles
Hobbyists--California--Los Angeles
Charbneau, Jules, 1883-1968
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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