Two albums of photographs documenting the construction of Mulholland Drive and Mulholland Highway in May 1924.
Mulholland Drive follows the ridgeline of the Hollywood Hills and the Santa Monica Mountains, running east from Woodrow Wilson
Drive and Cahuenga Boulevard at the Cahuenga Pass, and extending west past the 405 Freeway to Encino, crossing (from east
to west) Laurel Canyon, Coldwater Canyon, Franklin Canyon, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Glen Boulevard, Stone Canyon, and Sepulveda
Boulevard along the way. The road offers views of Hollywood Park, San Fernando Valley, and Universal City. Just past Topanga
Canyon Boulevard (California State Route 27), Mulholland Highway splits off from Mulholland Drive, and continues on southwest
to end at Leo Carillo State Park on Pacific Coast Highway, near the Los Angeles and Ventura County border.
2 albums (215 photographic prints) : b&w, 25 x 35 cm (albums)
Photographs, numbered in negative on photo, are mounted on rectos and versos of 55 leaves of black board (box 1), and 53 leaves
of heavy black paper (box 2); most of the photos bear captions neatly printed in white ink below.
Formerly bound in black morocco grain cloth covers, with typed paper labels affixed to upper covers.
Spec. Coll. copy: both albums now disbound, with upper covers and leaves stacked in beige cloth clamshell boxes; spine title
"Mulholland Highway" stamped in black.
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