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John Vassos (second from right), Elizabeth Taylor (center), and others at re-opening of the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, 1951

John Vassos (second from right), Elizabeth Taylor (center), and others at re-opening of the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, 1951

Western Photo co.

Item Information

Title: John Vassos (second from right), Elizabeth Taylor (center), and others at re-opening of the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles

Date: 1951

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 26 cm.

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten): Elizabeth Taylor, center; John Vassos, 2nd from right; probably at opening of Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles.

Vassos biographer Danielle Shapiro confirms through correspondence that photo was taken at the re-opening of the Egyptian Theatre, which Vassos redesigned, in 1951.

Creator: Western Photo co.

Forms part of: John Vassos papers, 1915-1989

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: John Vassos (second from right), Elizabeth Taylor (center), and others at re-opening of the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, 1951 / Western Photo co., photographer. John Vassos papers, 1915-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9623