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Prayer garden mosaic
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 8, 1961 reads, "Prayer garden mosaic - Harold Johnson, 11861 Tiara St., North Hollywood, stands before the 10-foot high mosaic of Christ he designed and constructed as a focal point in the prayer garden of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, North Hollywood. The mosaic stretches six feet across and represents six months of labor during evenings and weekends. Flesh tones color the face while the gown is shaded from black to white, with intermediate colors of green and gold. Mosaic work has been his hobby for the past two years, says Johnson, a television costume supervisor."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Jesus Christ--Art
Johnson, Harold
Emmanuel Lutheran Church (North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Mosaics--California--Los Angeles
Artists--United States
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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