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Title
Five views of the tar pits
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1910]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Five pictures: 1. Mural painting of landscape in the vicinity of Rancho La Brea (by Charles R. Knight). 2. Looking northwest to the old Hancock Ranch House. 3. Workmen excavating one of the asphalt pits. 4. Looking north towards the Santa Monica range ; oil derricks show the location of Salt Lake Oil Field ; excavation of the Los Angeles Museum in the foreground. 5. Mass of fosilized material found in the asphalt-- specimens representing mammals and birds trapped in the tar.
Type
Image
Format
5 photographs :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00010546
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Parks-Hancock Park-La Brea Tar Pits.; S-006-126 4x5
CARL0000012447
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/84416
Subject
Fossils--California--Los Angeles
Murals--California--Los Angeles
Oil fields--California--Los Angeles
Knight, Charles Robert,1874-1953
La Brea Pits (Calif.)
Hancock Park (Los Angeles, Calif. : Park)

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