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Title
Tar Pits mural in Natural History Museum
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
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
Copy of a mural entitled, "The Deathtrap of the Ages," painted by Charles R. Knight. It depicts the artist's vision of how the La Brea Tar Pits appeared during the time of the dinosaurs. This famous mural is located on the south wall of La Brea Hall in the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History in Exposition Park. Photo dated: September 3, 1937.; For view of how the mural appears in the museum, see image 00064798.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00067793
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 1714 4x5
CARL0000072801
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2326
Subject
Los Angeles Museum of History, Science, and Art
Murals--California--Los Angeles
Museums--California--Los Angeles
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs
Knight, Charles Robert,1874-1953

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