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Gerhard and Marianne Pinkus papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6122
Abstract Gerhard and Marianne Pinkus emigrated from Germany to Los Angeles in the 1930s and began to collect art in the 1940s. After accumulating a small collection of choice (and sometimes rare) finds, Gerhard and Marianne became a major force in the Los Angeles art world, especially in regard to their primary interest: Marc Chagall. Though they focused mainly on Chagall, the Pinkuses collected drawings, lithographs, and paintings by many other artists from various periods, with some emphasis on...
Dates: 1859-2005; Majority of material found in 1920s-1970s

John G. and Corrine Tomlinson collection of Southern California photographs, postcards, and memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 7115
Abstract The collection consists of photographs depicting landscapes, portraits, and businesses in Southern California between 1875 and 1950; Los Angeles and Southern California maps and promotional booklets dating from 1880 to 1940; and approximately 5,250 postcards relating to Southern California dating from 1880 to 1940. John G. Tomlinson, Jr. and Corrine Tomlinson began collecting the material circa the early 1990s. The collection also includes a large format photograph by H. T. Payne of Benjamin...
Dates: 1875 - 1950