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G.W. Wattles' Japanese garden (10 views)
Martin, Frederick W., 1878-1949
SoCa Digitization Project. C
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Pasadena, Calif. : F.W. Martin
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California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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Ten views of G.W. Wattles' Japanese garden at 1824 N. Curson Avenue, Hollywood, with men and women in kimonos, two children.
View 1 (Martin-3707). Two women sitting by thatch covered roof, man in background at end of pond -- view 2 (Martin-3708). Vertical, garden with two women, man, and two children posed by pond, one woman holding a Japanese parasol -- view 3 (Martin-3709). Vertical, Japanese woman in a kimono holding a parasol standing next to bamboo gate -- view 4 (Martin-3710). Vertical, from above looking down into garden, people on paths along the pond, valley in distance -- view 5 (Martin-3711). Vertical, from garden looking up hillside towards the house, family on bridge over pond, Japanese sculptures in garden -- view 6 (Martin-3712). Vertical, two Japanese women and small girl at garden well -- view 7 (Martin-3713). Vertical, Japanese woman and two children standing on bridge over pond, house in background above -- view 8 (Martin-3714). Vertical, woman standing near bamboo fence and gate, pond in foreground -- view 9 (Martin-3715). Vertical, Japanese woman looking up at stairs to small altar on hillside, two dragon statues at foot of stairs -- view 10 (Martin-3716). Vertical, woman praying in front of a small altar under a curved roof.
Gurdon W. Wattles was born in Richford, N.Y. in 1855. Was financier in the East, coming to Los Angeles beginning in 1904, settling permanently in 1922. Owned estate in Hollywood, part of which was developed into Wattles Garden. Died in 1932.
Nonprojected graphic
10 photographic prints ; 6 x 8 in. and 8 x 6 in.
Wattles, Gurdon Wallace,, 1855-1932--Homes and haunts--Photographs
Japanese gardens--California--Hollywood
Women--Clothing & dress
Japanese Americans--California--Hollywood
Children--Japanese Americans
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Photographs
Los Angeles County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Landscape photographs
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles County (Calif.)

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