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A Photographic story of fine Old Colony paints [graphic].
BANC PIC 2009.022--fALB
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Title:

A Photographic story of fine Old Colony paints

Creator/Contributor:

Folger Photo Service, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Davis, H. G.

Creator/Contributor:

Cawood, Albert E.

Creator/Contributor:

Padilla Photo

Creator/Contributor:

Arrow Studio

Abstract:

Album includes photographs of Los Angeles-area commercial buildings, school buildings, residences (many owned by Hollywood celebrities) and automobiles painted with paint manufactured by the Old Colony Paint Company. Also includes photographs of the Old Colony paint factory and offices, as well as hardware stores and other retail outlets for Old Colony products. Also includes individual and group portraits of retailers and officials of various master painters and decorators associaitons, some with signed testimonial captions advocating Old Colony paints.

Date:

ca. 1936 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Old Colony Paint Company -- Pictorial works
Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs
Buildings -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs
Automobiles -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs
School buildings -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs
Paint industry and trade -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs
Hardware stores -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs
House painters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Portraits
Painters, Industrial -- California -- Los Angeles -- Portraits
Interior decorators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Portraits
Celebrities -- Homes and haunts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Portraits
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Most print versos bear stamp of photographer: Folger Photo Service, 223 E. Pico, Los Angeles. Other photographers include Padilla Photos, Arrow Studio, H.G. Davis, and Albert E. Cawood, all of Los Angeles.
Compiled by Old Colony Paint Company?
Title stamped in gold on front cover.
Many photographs include captions describing the building or the building's owner, as well as the decorator, painter and/or supplier of paint.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (81 photographic prints) ; 22 x 31 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2009.022--fALB

Origin:

California