Natural History Museum, Los Angeles Photos

The Los Angeles Natural History Museum covers not only the usual aspects of nature, but also has a large collection covering the history of the city & state. The Museum's buildings in Exposition Park have been expanded from the original Beaux Art landmark Los Angeles County Historical & Art Museum building (1910-13) by Hudson & Munsell. The archeological collection of the museum is displayed in the Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries in Hancock Park at the La Brea Tar Pits.

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Los Angeles County Natural History Museum over rose garden of Exposition Park. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles County Historical & Art Museum building. Los Angeles, CA.Details of Beaux Art wing of Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Newer wing of Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Los Angeles County Natural History Museum over rose garden of Exposition Park. Los Angeles, CA.Los Angeles County Historical & Art Museum building (1910-13) (now Natural History Museum). Los Angeles, CA. Style: Beaux Art. Architect: Hudson & Munsell. On National Register.Details of Beaux Art wing of Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Newer wing of Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Entrance approach to Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.T-Rex & Triceratops statue before Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Dinosaur display in main hall of LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.California history timeline display at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Entrance approach to Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.T-Rex & Triceratops statue before Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Dinosaur display in main hall of LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.California history timeline display at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Jug celebrating 100th anniversary of American Revolution at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Plate & bust of Archduke Maximillian who declared himself Emperor of Mexico at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Brochure of San Diego Panama-California Exposition at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Official souvenir of ground breaking by President William H. Taft for Panama-Pacific International Exposition of San Francisco at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Jug celebrating 100th anniversary (c1876) of American Revolution at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Plate & bust of Archduke Maximillian who declared himself Emperor of Mexico (1864) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Brochure of San Diego Panama-California Exposition (1915) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Official souvenir of ground breaking (Oct. 14, 1911) by President William H. Taft for Panama-Pacific International Exposition of San Francisco (1915) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Southern California Mission Indian basket at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Spanish-style carreta oxcart at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Spanish-style carreta oxcart at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Painting of Don Antonia Maria Lugo by Henri Penelon at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Southern California Mission Indian basket at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Spanish-style carreta oxcart (c18th C) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Spanish-style carreta oxcart (c18th C) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Painting (mid 19th C) of Don Antonia Maria Lugo by Henri Penelon at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
British porcelain plate celebrating California statehood at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Washington Press invented by Samuel Rust & made by A.B. Taylor & Co., New York, popular in West because of portability, at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Concord coach from Southern Hotel of San Bernadino at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Sailboat painted on door of Concord coach at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
British porcelain plate (1849-52) celebrating California statehood at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Washington Press (1870s) invented by Samuel Rust & made by A.B. Taylor & Co., New York, popular in West because of portability, at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Concord coach from Southern Hotel of San Bernadino at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Sailboat painted on door of Concord coach at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Horse-drawn dump wagon used to build Owens Valley water project at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Nott Steam Fire Engine pumper at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.St. Louis Car Co. electric streetcar at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.St. Louis Car Co. electric streetcar at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Horse-drawn dump wagon used to build Owens Valley water project at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Nott Steam Fire Engine pumper (1904) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.St. Louis Car Co. electric streetcar (1889) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.St. Louis Car Co. electric streetcar (1889) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Ceramic tiles made in Los Angeles at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Late 19th C parlor objects at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Graphic of assassination of President Garfield from Police Gazette at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Poster of 100th Anniversary of American Independence with Centennial Exposition scene by George Stinson at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Ceramic tiles made in Los Angeles at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Late 19th C parlor objects at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Graphic of assassination of President Garfield from Police Gazette (July 16, 1881) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Poster (1876) of 100th Anniversary of American Independence with Centennial Exposition scene by George Stinson at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
American Independence poster detail of Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.American Independence poster detail of Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.American Independence poster detail of figure of liberty at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Mineral display at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
American Independence poster detail of Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.American Independence poster detail of Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.American Independence poster detail of figure of liberty at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Mineral display at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Ring-shaped gold nugget from British Columbia at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Gold compact given by Clark Gable to Carol Lombard at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Gold money clip with caricature of Jack Benny given by him to Bob Crosby at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Opal necklace owned by Jack Lord movie star in mineral collection at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Ring-shaped gold nugget from British Columbia at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Gold compact (c1930s) given by Clark Gable to Carol Lombard at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Gold money clip with caricature of Jack Benny given by him to Bob Crosby at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Opal necklace owned by Jack Lord movie star in mineral collection at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Aquamarine carved kingfisher in mineral collection at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Tourmaline collection in mineral vault of LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.California gemstone mineral collection from at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Sapphire collection in mineral vault of LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Aquamarine carved kingfisher (late 20th C) in mineral collection at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Tourmaline collection in mineral vault of LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.California gemstone mineral collection from at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Sapphire collection in mineral vault of LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Mexican Colima-culture ceramic dog effigy at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Mayan ceramic plate painted with maize god from Guatemala at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Cocle ceramic vessel painted with bird perhaps Tinamou from Panama at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Mexican Colima-culture ceramic dog effigy (200 BCE-500) at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Mayan ceramic plate painted with maize god (600-900) from Guatemala at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Cocle ceramic vessel painted with bird perhaps Tinamou (800-1100) from Panama at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.

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