Second Annual Art Jury Dinner at La Venta Inn, Palos Verdes Estates.

Abstract/Description: Image shows interior view of La Venta Inn, with 19 members of the Palos Verdes Art Jury gathered in the original dining room at La Venta for dinner. According to the Palos Verdes Bulletin (December 1924, p. 8), President Myron Hunt, wearing dark-rimmed round glasses and standing at left, "presided and brief speeches were made by many prominent representatives of art associations and interests of Southern California." Jay Lawyer, General Manager of the Project, is seated at the head of the table, with Col. John C. Low standing at his left, Charles H. Cheney visible in the lower right corner. Among the guests in attendence were George Edwin Bergstrom (President, Allied Architects Association), Sumner M. Spaulding (architect), G. Gordon Whitnall (Director, Los Angeles City Planning Commission), Alexander Phimister Proctor (sculptor), and Arthur Farwell (composer.) Art Jury Member David C. Allison (architect) was also present. Photo is impressed with "KEYSTONE PHOTO / LOS ANGELES" in lower right corner.
Subject(s): La Venta Inn (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Historic buildings--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Hotels--California, Southern
Portraits, Group
Dinners and dining
Hunt, Myron, 1868-1952
Lawyer, Jay
Low, John Chambers, Colonel
Cheney, Charles Henry
Date Created: 1924-12-03