Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Photograph of H. W. Christiansen jumping a country club gate, one of the Prix de Nations jumps from the recent Olympic Games, on a white horse at the Griffith Park Riding Academy. After the conclusion of the Olympic Games in Los Angeles, Alfred Meyer had the jumps of the equestrian events installed at the Griffith Park Riding Academy. To accommodate all of the jumps, he leased property adjoining the Academy, extending to Los Felix Boulevard. Text from newspaper caption: Below - Capt. Christiansen on Gray Eagle, jumping the country club gate. Photograph appears with the article, "Olympic Equestrian Test Offered. Hard Jumps in Griffith Park Await Southland Riders," Los Angeles Times, 30 Oct. 1932: A1.
b&w nitrate negative
Jumping (Horsemanship)--California--Los Angeles Christiansen, H. W