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The highestÂ resolution available for this image is 300 dpi.; Title supplied by cataloger. This collection is comprised of approximately 1,000 slides capturing buildings along Wilshire Boulevard. The slides were taken during Tuesday afternoon walks in 1978-1979 by Marlene Laskey and her 15-year-old daughter, Annie, who was the primary photographer. Marlene (1933-1989) was a Michigan native who moved to Los Angeles in the 1950s and became a Los Angeles historian and architecture enthusiast. At the time of her death from cancer, Marlene was working on a Master of Urban Planning degree at UCLA, and was an interviewer for UCLA's Oral History program. Close-up view of the "Electric Fountain" installed near the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards in Beverly Gardens Park in Beverly Hills. Built in 1931, the fountain includes water-jets and multi-hued lights, which allow for 60 different combined effects every 8 minutes at night. Atop the fountain is a figure of a Native American male, modeled after Gradin Newsom, kneeling in prayer. Ralph Carlin Flewelling designed the fountain and Robert Merrell Gage designed the sculpture.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic prints
00090677 SecurityÂ Pacific National Bank Collection GPC_b16_f4_i137 CARL0004994703 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/116037
Fountains--California--Beverly Hills Sculptures--California--Beverly Hills Parks--California--Beverly Hills Slides Flewelling, Ralph C Gage, Merrell,1892-1981 Beverly Gardens Park (Beverly Hills, Calif.) Beverly Hills (Calif.)