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The Past as Prologue


Published Oct 1, 2016 8:00 AM

Photo by Sakol Mongkolkasetarin.

The lobby of UCLA’s new Luskin Conference Center pays homage to the university’s first century of optimism and excellence in a triptych of Royce Hall behind the front desk. The work is an original ambrotype, photographed in 2015 using early photographic technology from the 19th century to capture the icon as it stands today.

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