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View of Los Angeles, California, showing trees, houses, hills and a road leading to St. Vincent Sanitarium (also called St. Vincent Hospital or Sisters Hospital) at far right, which was located in Beaudry Park. Title transcribed from item. "11. From Reservoir Hill, looking east" and "Gardens of Los Angeles and vicinity in midwinter. Pierce & Blanchard, 569 N. Main St., Los Angeles, California."--text, on item. Date devised on active years for photographer imprint "Pierce & Blanchard." (Charles C. Pierce and James B. Blanchard). Pierce came to California in 1886 and began his photographic career in Los Angeles, first in partnership with Albert H. Lohn, and then successively with J.B. Blanchard and A.E. McConnell. He established his own studio around 1900. (See C.C. Pierce negative collection, photCL 464.) The hospital building, also known as Sisters Hospital, was erected in 1884 at Sunset Boulevard and Beaudry Avenue.