Inner court of the Shangri-La Hotel, Santa Monica, ca.1940
Photograph of the inner court of the Shangri-La Hotel, Santa Monica, ca.1940. In the foreground, at right, a large sun umbrella can be partly seen casting shade on an cushioned outdoor bench. What appears to be a small lemon tree can be seen to the umbrella's left. At center, a small round table is visible with two glasses and a magazine sitting on its top. At left, a women in a recliner can be seen. Next to her, a bell-boy is visible holding a tray with what appears to be a couple of drinks. In the middle, at center, two women are playing badminton. In the background, one of the hotel's wings can be seen.