Snow Queen Crowned Beneath Palms -- Catherine Curby will reign over snow carnival on mountains above tropical Los Angeles. [black-and-white photonegative]
Underwood & Underwood
Silver gelatin on film (possibly nitrate)
1 item, 5" x 4"
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Company catalog card included.
U&U caption in file box: 2042-A309.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
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.
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