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Art masterpieces arrive in L.A
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated January 13, 1958 reads "Dr. Armand Hammer, left, checks condition of Gainsborough and Van Gogh paintings after arrival by air for exhibit which Municipal Art Patrons and Municipal Art Commission will sponsor from Wednesday through Feb. 2 at Barnsdall Park Gallery, Vermont avenue and Hollywood boulevard. Works are part of $100,000 Hammer Brothers collection which will be on display. With Hammer are Kenneth Ross, center, city art director, and J. F. Upton, guard."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Hammer, Armand,--1898-1990
American Airlines
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery--Employees
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Businessmen--California--San Fernando Valley
Municipal officials and employees--California--San Fernando Valley
Police, Private
Airports--California--San Fernando Valley
Uniforms--California--San Fernando Valley
Signs and signboards--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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