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Title
Entrance to Piru Mansion, Piru, California
Creator
Hazard, George Washington, 1842-1914
Date Created and/or Issued
approximately 1890-1908
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
View of palm trees lining road leading to the Piru Mansion (seen in the background), in the community of Piru, Ventura County, California. Hills of the surrounding Santa Clara River Valley are in the background. A large cactus plant is on the right.
"Entrance to Cook ranch home at Piru City." (On page of photos of David C. Cook ranch at Piru). - handwritten caption under same photograph in "Hazard-Dyson photograph album" (call no. 094/171), UCLA Special Collections. Title devised by cataloger; date range approximated by cataloger based on the year that film negatives came into use and the latest known dates indicated for other Hazard images in the Huntington's collection. This house was built in 1890 by David C. Cook and is now known as the Newhall Mansion after its purchase by Scott and Ruth Newhall. It has also been called the Piru Mansion or Cook Mansion. (Source: Newhall Mansion web site.)
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : film negative ; sheet 9 x 9.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
489332
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/18310
Subject
Dirt roads
Palms
Mountains
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Ventura County (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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