Lummis Home, Part 2

Like I said, I loved the Lummis Home – just the right blend of do-it-yourself funk, an eccentric with vision and bags of concrete, and Southwestern heritage. Got "Raven Jake" all over it. So here are a few more photos from my big day out. "El Alisal," Lummis' name for his castle, refers to Lummis' beloved sycamore tree, which still presides over the patio.

El Alisal, the home and garden of Charles F. Lummis, 200 East Avenue 43, Los Angeles, CA 90031

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think this painting is an "undiscovered" Orpha Mae Klinker original:

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~ by ravenjake on May 20, 2010.

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