Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Watts Towers

Accession Number: 
194025
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Encrusted sculptural form as finial; connecting pergola to arched wall, detail
Date of View: 
12/29/2012
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module EIGHT
Culture: 
American
Subject: 
Restoration and conservation
Work Types: 
built works; towers (single built works)
Preferred Title: 
Watts Towers
Agent Display: 
Simon Rodia (American builder, 1879-1965)
Date: 
1921-1954 (creation)
Materials: 
steel rebar; concrete; wire mesh; found objects
Technique: 
metalworking
Measurement: 
99.5 ft (height, tallest tower)
Alternate Title: 
Towers of Simon Rodia
Locations: 
Los Angeles, California, United States
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Style/Period: 
naive art
Classification: 
Sculpture
Classification: 
Architecture