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Title
Ernest Osborne and his dog King on the witness stand, Los Angeles, 1939
Date Created and/or Issued
January 13, 1939
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.
King was acquitted in court after engineer John Evans claimed he was severely injured by Osborne's dog after being forcibly ejected from his café.
Ernest Osborne stands in the witness box holding King with one arm.
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Dog Vindicated of Damage Bite," Los Angeles Times, 05 Jan 1939: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: 15307 - Ernest Osborne + Dog - "King"- (160 lb. St. Bernard in Superior Court - damage action w/owner) [stamped:] Jan 13 1939
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14732
ark:/21198/zz002j8cjw
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Dogs--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Actions and defenses--California--Los Angeles
Working dogs--California--Los Angeles
Osborne, Ernest
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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