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Charles B. Lawler Photographs
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Series 1  Biographical 1929-1975

Physical Description: 3 folders

Scope and Content Summary

This series contians a small amount of biographical material consisting of an early photograph of Lawler in Paris, exhibition lists, announcements and reviews.
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"Charles Lawler - The Bachelor, Paris 1929" 1929

Physical Description: 8x10 photo gelatin silver
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Exhibition Lists 1966-1975

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Show Announcement, reviews ca. 1966-1975

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Series 2  Photographs & Negatives, 1929-

Physical Description: 6 folders, 1 album

Scope and Content Summary

This series contains lists of the loose photographs and album pages.
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3x5 - 48 gelatin silver photos ca. 1934-1977

Scope and Content Note

Forty eight photos of animals, figures, abstract forms
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3x5 - 7 color photos ca. 1934-1977

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5x7 - 12 gelatin silver photos ca. 1934-1977

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[Cockatoo]

Physical Description: Teak wood 22"h , Base 7 x 7 x 7
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[Pelican head]

Physical Description: Teak wood 19"h, Base 6 x 6 x 7
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[Plant forms] - 2 views

Physical Description: Teak wood
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[Torso]

Physical Description: Terra Cotta 38"h, Base 12 x 12
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Torso #04628a

Physical Description: White Italian marble 13"h, Black Belgian base 4.5 x 5 x 3.5
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[Torso] - side view

Physical Description: White marble
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[Reclining torso]

Physical Description: White marble 34"h, Base 10" x 25"
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"Figure" - 2 views

Physical Description: Botticino marble (creamy beige) 34"h, Base 10" x 25"
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[Dolphins, bird] Los Angeles Museum, March 1941 exhibit entrance 1941

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California Palace of the Legion of Honor Exhibition 1966

Physical Description: Indiana Limestone 37.5 x 23.5 x 35.5; Base 7 x 7 x 7
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[Sculpture]

Physical Description: Stone, wood base
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5x7 - 7 color photos ca. 1934-1977

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8x10 - 31 gelatin silver photographs ca. 1934-1977

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[1-Untitled]

Physical Description: Cast iron - Black lacquer finish 28"l x 18"h
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[2-Untitled] - 2 objects

Physical Description: Cast aluminum - gray lacquer finish 22"l x 13"h
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[3-Untitled]

Physical Description: Kasota stone, mottled buff 26"h x 16"w

Scope and Content Note

Ross Lawler
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[Stone fish]- 2 views

Physical Description: Stone
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[Oval form - bird with head tucked under wing] - 4 views

Physical Description: Pedrara Onyx 13"l

Scope and Content Note

James S. Gerstkey Collection
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[F](3 pieces mounted on Redwood base) - 3 views

Physical Description: Oolitic Limestone, Base - redwood

Scope and Content Note

1966 California Palace of the Legion of Honor Exhibition
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[Q]

Physical Description: Marble, Base - marble

Scope and Content Note

1966 California Palace of the Legion of Honor Exhibition
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4 [4-Untitled]

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[5-Untitled] "A" #13

Scope and Content Note

1966 California Palace of the Legion of Honor Exhibition
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[6-Untitled] "J"

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[7-Untitled] "P" - 2 objects

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"Title 2. Figure"

Physical Description: White marble mottled with gray 36"l x 7"w x 5"h

Scope and Content Note

David & Patricia Stern
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[8-Untitled]

Physical Description: Black Nubian marble 12"h x 6.5"w
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[9-Untitled]

Physical Description: Caen Stone 28"h
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[10-Untitled]

Physical Description: Italian marble 18"l x 11.5"h

Scope and Content Note

Senta A. Raizen, 1962
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[11-Untitled]

Physical Description: Italian marble 33"l
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[12-Untitled]

Physical Description: Pink Georgia marble 22"h x 7.5"l

Scope and Content Note

Dr. La Motte, Pescadero
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Negatives - 13 ca.1939-1977

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[child, sculptures] 1959

Scope and Content Note

2 x 2" strip negatives
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#01699 "Torso" 1st prize ca. 1934-1941

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#04626 [Bird in Flight] ca. 1934-1941

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#04627 [Reclining figure] ca. 1934-1941

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#04628 [Reclining figure] ca. 1934-1941

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#04628a [Reclining figure] ca. 1934-1941

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#04629 [Dolphins] ca. 1934-1941

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#04630 [Rooster] ca. 1934-1941

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#04631 "Cocktoo" ca. 1934-1941

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#04632 "Plant Form" ca. 1934-1941

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#04633 "Plant Form" ca. 1934-1941

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#04633a [Pelican head] ca. 1934-1941

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#04634 [Gallery view of Charles Lawler exhibit] ca. 1941

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Photo Album ca. 1929-1942

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Pg.1 "Paris 1931 - In the Studio of Charles Malfray" - 7 b/w photos ca. 1931

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Pg.2 "San Francisco 1932" - 3 b/w photos "Los Angeles 1931" - 1 photo missing 1931

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Pg.3 - "San Francisco 1932-1933" - 4 b/w photos - Male & female nudes ca. 1932-1933

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Pg.4 - "San Francisco 1932-1933" - 4 b/w photos - female nudes ca. 1932-1933

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Pg.5 - "San Francisco 1932-1933" - 3 b/w photos, male & female nudes - 1 photo missing va. 1932-1933

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Pg.6 - 5 b/w photos - busts, sculptures ca. 1929-1942

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Pg.7 - 6 b/w photos - bookends, birds ca. 1929-1942

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Pg.8 - 5 b/w photos - birds, giraffes, elephants, cat ca. 1929-1942

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Pg.9 - 5 b/w photos - wood bas-reliefs, birds ca. 1929-1942

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Pg.10 - "Los Angeles 1934" - 8 b/w photos - tryptich, bird, nudes (stone & metal) 1934

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Pg.11 - 6 b/w photos - stone bust, nude, torso, fish birds ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.12 - 5 b/w photos - torso, dolphins, bird (stone, metal) ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.13 - 6 b/w photos - fish, squirrels, dragonflies, dolphins, frogs, snails (stone) ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.14 - 4 b/w photos - squirrels, penguins, fish (stone, metal) ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.15 - 3 of 4 b/w photos - fish panel, roosters (wood)- 1 missing photo ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.16 - 4 of 6 b/w photos - cockatoo, plant, bird book ends ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.17 - 6 b/w photos - bird, plant forms, bas-reliefs, studio ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.18 - 2 b/w photos - reclining nude torso ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.19 - 4 b/w photos - elephant ash tray, rooster, sea horse, pedestal (stone) ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.20 - 6 b/w photos - 2 black nudes, dolphins, head ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.21 - 5 b/w photos - Nude, dragonfly, dolphins, cats ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.22 - 2 b/w photos - dolphins, entrance to LA Museum March 1941 exhibit with name, dolphins and bird March 1941

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Pg.23 - 2 b/w photos - Los Angeles Museum March 1941

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Pg.24 - 2 b/w photos, "Reclining Torso" front/back(Tennessee marble), Los Angeles Museum March 1941

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Pg.25 - 2 b/w photos, 1 news clipping re: Los Angeles Museum exhibit March 1941

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Pg.26 - 2 b/w photos - 2 female torsos ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.27 - 2 b/w photos - bird in flight, cockatoo ca. 1929-1934

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Pg.28 - 3 b/w photos - 1 female nude torso, 1 living room wall carving, 1 living room coffee table ca. 1929-1977