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Western Hills, Lawndale, California : preliminary prospectus and illustrations.
BANC PIC 2017.142--B
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Title:

Western Hills, Lawndale, California: preliminary prospectus and illustrations

Creator/Contributor:

Maybeck, Bernard R., creator, architect.

Creator/Contributor:

Morgan, Julia, 1872-1957, architect.

Creator/Contributor:

Darbee, Annie H., publisher.

Abstract:

3 folded, mounted prints: reproductions of architectural drawings by Bernard Maybeck and/or Julia Morgan depicting various views and details of the proposed Western Hills cemetery.

Date:

1939 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Western Hills (Cemetery : Projected) -- Pictorial works
Cemeteries -- California -- San Francisco Peninsula

Note:

Title printed on envelope. Printed on front cover of volume: Illustrations : Western Hills, Lawndale, California.
Western Hills, Lawndale, California : preliminary prospectus and illustrations, BANC PIC 2017.142, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Janet Yokota ; 2016.
Related collection: Bernard R. Maybeck architectural drawings, 1939-1940 (BANC MSS 79/87 c).
Related publication: Western Hills of Memorial City, Inc., Lawndale, California : Bernard Maybeck and Julia Morgan, architects, 1939-1940, p. 37-40 of Butterfield & Butterfield, Fine art nouveau, art deco, arts & crafts (pfNA737.M435 W48 1991).
Western Hills (originally named Memorial City) was a proposed cemetery project organized by Annie H. Darbee, on whose property in Lawndale, San Mateo County, the cemetery was to be developed. Darbee hired both Bernard Maybeck and Julia Morgan to plan and design the project. Their work went from 1939 to 1941.
Found by donor in residence formerly owned by Annie H. Darbee.

Type:

graphic
Architectural drawings.
Prospectuses-California-San Mateo County.

Physical Description:

print
3 prints mounted in 1 volume, contained in 1 envelope : color lithographs ; sheets 29 x 53 cm, volume 31 x 29 cm, envelope 32 x 32 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2017.142--B

Origin:

California