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Snow Queen Crowned Beneath Palms -- Catherine Curby will reign over snow carnival on mountains above tropical Los Angeles. [black-and-white photonegative]

view Snow Queen Crowned Beneath Palms -- Catherine Curby will reign over snow carnival on mountains above tropical Los Angeles. [black-and-white photonegative] digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
Subject:
Curby, Catherine
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on film (possibly nitrate)
1 item, 5" x 4"
Type:
Photographs
Place:
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
1920
1930
1920-1930
Notes:
Company catalog card included.
U&U caption in file box: 2042-A309.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
Summary:
Caption: "Los Angeles, Cal.-- Photo shows: Winter clothing in a summer setting. Miss Catherine Curby after being crowned Snow Queen in Westlake Park here. She is to reign over the snow sports in the mountains not far from here, and her furry costume in a semi-tropical setting presents a novel contrast." Subject wears a fur coat, holding her crown, and a pair or snowshoes is shown. No date shown in caption or elsewhere on envelope. Film has one V-shaped code notch, may be nitrate.
Publications:
SIRIS blog by David Haberstich, "Baby, It's Cold Outside," 10 Dec. 2014, at http://si-siris.blogspot.com/2014/12/baby-its-cold-outside.html
Topic:
Winter
Beauty contestants
Palm trees
Snowshoes and snowshoeing
Crowns
Fur garments
Sports
Celebrations
Clothing
Dress
Fashions
Portraits
Snow
Local number:
RSN 18611
AC0143-0018611 (AC scan)
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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