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Title
Curtis Elliott works on a jewelry design, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 15, 1936
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 Arcadia funds.
Curtis Elliott sits at a table working on the designs of a piece with various tools and liquids beside him.
Photograph appears with the title, "Los Angeles Lapidaries Furnish America With Rarest and Most Exquisitely Set Gems," Los Angeles Times, 15 Mar 1936: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: 4482 - Curtis Elliott Diamond Cutting in L.A. Jeweler Designers 3/1/36- [stamped:] Mar 25 1936
Handwritten on negative: Curtis Elliott
Text from newspaper caption: Even jewelers have their own artists. Here Curtis Elliott, designer, is shown creating a new design for milady's wear, duplicating color for color even as the finished product would appear.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13682
ark:/21198/zz002hnxhm
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Jewelers--California--Los Angeles
Jewelry making--California--Los Angeles
Elliott, Curtis, b. 1899
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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