View Single Post
Old Posted Dec 1, 2020, 4:51 PM
odinthor's Avatar
odinthor odinthor is offline
Registered User
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 1,009
Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
I don't believe we have seen this early illustration of Old Chinatown. (1885)


At first I thought the overhang was sagging - but now I think it was built that way. (as an Asian flourish)

What was Archduke Ludwig Salvator of Austria doing in Los Angeles?

e_r, the Archduke spent the winter of 1876 in the Los Angeles area, and in 1878 published a book, in German, with a few illustrations, on his visit. This book was translated into English and published in 1929 (and I myself have a copy . . . somewhere in my archives).

image from

More on the interesting and foreseeing Archduke at Wikipedia:
Reply With Quote