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Title
Residence of Judge Charles Silent, Chester Place, ca.1920
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1920
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of the residence of Judge Charles Silent of the law firm, Houghton, Silent and Campbell, Chester Place, Los Angeles, ca.1920. Looking toward the Doheny residence. The home is also known as Child's residence. The 2-story stately house has a tall tower over the main entry. A large Dracena palm (New Zealand, Cordyline Australis, "Dracena Indiosa of Gardners") growing in the center of the grassy yard dominates this perspective. A man in a hat stands at right near some plants growing beside a low hedge. Silent moved to Los Angeles in about 1886. Photoprint reads "New Zealand".
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : glass photonegative, photoprints, b&w
26 x 21 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m15408
USC-1-1-1-14288 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-2373
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m15408
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-2373.jpg
Subject
Botany--Trees--Palm
Dwellings
Architecture, Domestic
Trees
Palms
Botany
Silent, Charles
Silent, Judge
Residential sites
Time Period
circa 1920
Place
California
Chester Place
Los Angeles
USA
Source
1-86-46 [Microfiche number]
2373 [Accession number]
CHS-2373 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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