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Title
Statue of a short-faced bear
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Cobb, E. S
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1937?]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
A life-sized restoration of the short-faced bear was placed in Hancock Park, close to one of the La Brea pits. This bear was about twice the size of the California grizzly.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00010574
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Parks-Hancock Park-La Brea Tar Pits.
CARL0000012619
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/84510
Subject
Fossils--California--Los Angeles
Statues--California--Los Angeles
Bears, Fossil
La Brea Pits (Calif.)
Hancock Park (Los Angeles, Calif. : Park)

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