Judge Clarence L. Kincaid, holding an open book and raising his right hand, administering an oath to Judge Edward R. Brand, who also holds up his right hand. A coat and hat on a coat rack are in the background on the right.
Possibly related to a different photograph of a damaged Los Angeles Aqueduct pipe that appears with the article, "Six Hundred Police Ready to Balk New Dynamiting: Squad Rushed to Owens Valley after Second Aqueduct Outrage at Big Pine Power House Police Ready to Rush North," Los Angeles Times, 29 May 1927: 1
View at night across the reflecting pool in the Plaza del Pacifico (Plaza de Panama in 1915) towards the illuminated House of Charm and the tower of the Palace of Science. A wall of the Arco del Porvenir (Arch of the Future) is visible in the right foreground.