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Title
Elephant limb in tar pit
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Cobb, E. S
Date Created and/or Issued
1911
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
A worker removes the surface debris from an elephant limb bone found in one of the pits. The bones were first uncovered and then freed of their asphalt matrix by the use of small trowels.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00010565
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Parks-Hancock Park-La Brea Tar Pits.; A-007-464 4x5
CARL0000012461
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/84428
Subject
Fossils--California--Los Angeles
Oil fields--California--Los Angeles
La Brea Pits (Calif.)
Hancock Park (Los Angeles, Calif. : Park)

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