1932 Atwood Pictorial Map of Los Angeles

LosAngeles-atwood-1932
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The Tenth Olympic Games Los Angeles California July 30 - Aug 14 '32.
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1932 Atwood Pictorial Map of Los Angeles

LosAngeles-atwood-1932

Prepared for the 10th Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

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Title


The Tenth Olympic Games Los Angeles California July 30 - Aug 14 '32.
  1932 (dated)    17.5 x 22.5 in (44.45 x 57.15 cm)

Description


An uncommon printed map of Los Angeles prepared by Mary Hall Atwood for the 1932 Tenth Olympic Games. The map covers the greater Los Angeles area from Ventura to the Pacific and From Point Vincente and Long Point to Azusa. Various points of import to the Olympics are noted, including the Olympic Villages, Olympic Park, the Marathon Course. Further, the map also notes interesting destinations that may be of interest to tourists, including US> L. A, the Riviera Country Club, the W. Rogers Ranch, and La Venta in Palos Verdes. Surrounding the main map is are several smaller pictorial map detailing the various routes including, Los Angeles to ensenada, Los Angeles to Indio and el Mirador, and Los Angeles to Morro Bay. Another small pictorial map on the verso detail the Olympic City.

Cartographer


Mary Hall Atwood (1894 - 1950) was a mural and map-making specialist who also did illustration and fine art painting. Mary Atwood was born in Chicago, Illinois. She became a pupil of Robert-Fleury and Jean Francois Millet at the Academie Julian in Paris, and in the 1930s moved to Los Angeles where she lived until her death in Glendale. She earned a reputation for the many decorative maps she did of Southern California, and her maps including Death Valley are in numerous public buildings. She was also an active member of the California Watercolor Society. In her travels through the Southwest, she was in Arizona and completed a mural commission for the Phoenix Rotary Club.

Condition


Very good. Original folds. Printed on both sides.