Seal of the City
of Los Angeles

Lion of Leon and the Castle of Castile
under Spanish control 1542 to 1821.

Eagle holding a serpent, represents
the period of Mexican sovereignty from
1822 to 1846.

Bear Flag of the California Republic
of 1846.

Sprays of Olive, Grape and Orange
surrounded by a rosary.


               HomE  |  MorE


The city seal was designed in 1905
by Herbert L. Goudge
Assistant Deputy City Attorney
Seal of the City of Los Angeles