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Title
Observatory in Griffith Park
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Morris, Ralph
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1956]
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
This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939.
Aerial view of the observatory and planetarium, with the surrounding Griffith Park. The view is from the southwest and also shows the parking lot and snack bar. Built in 1935. Architects: John C. Austin and Frederick M. Ashley.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00010378
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
L.A.-Parks-Griffith Observatory.
CARL0000012213
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122299
Subject
Griffith Observatory
Observatories--California--Los Angeles
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Austin, John C. W.(John Corneby Wilson),1870-1963
Ashley, Frederick M

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