Interesting promotional map of Los Angeles County, likely published at about the time of the1932 Olympics.
The center of the map and first item referenced is Olympic Park, which come to be known as the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The map spreads out in swaths of muted color, extending south to the harbor, north to the Hi Desert, west to Santa Monica Bay and East to the Pomona Fair Grounds.
Below the title, a rectangular slab is visible with a picture of the state of California on its surface. The portion of Los Angeles County has been highlighted on the state. The portion highlighted on the slab has been visibly magnified to the right. The illustrated map shows all of Los Angeles County, extending from its mountainous regions to its sea line. Lines depicting roads and freeways can be seen scrawled across the image. Small icons are also visible across the map with titles next to them.
A rectangular caption at the bottom right of the image reads:
Showing Olympic Park...Rose Bowl at Pasadena...Hollywood Bowl...Olympic Auditorium...Olympic Village...Rowing Stadium at Long Beach...Mission San Gabriel...Mission San Fernando...County Fair at Pomona...Parks...Main Roads...Water Routes...Agricultural Districts...Cities and Beaches
Gerald Allen Eddy moved from Michigan to Southern California in 1902.
From the 1920s, he worked in the Los Angeles area as an artist and commercial cartographer.
Eddy produced a number of pictorial and other maps of the western part of the United States. His earliest work was "Pushing Hun out of Franc eand Belgium" (1918). He produced several other war related maps during WWII, but is best known for his tourist and pictorial maps of California, Nevada and Arizona, including his "The Heart of Arizona" in 1926 and Boulder Dam map of 1931 and his iconic series of maps of Lake Tahoe.