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Title
Looking south from North Beach bath house, Santa Monica, Cal
Creator
Garden City Photo Co
Date Created and/or Issued
approximately 1898
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of the beach and piers near the Arcadia Hotel and Arcadia Bath House as seen looking south from the North Beach Bath House in Santa Monica, California. Visible signs include "Arcadia Bath House, 500 new suits, new tubs, fish grill room" and "Casa Colorado" (partially painted over Anheuser Busch lettering). People are seen walking along a wooden boardwalk, including women with parasols, horse-drawn wagons, a carousel tent, and various small boats on the sand are also visible. A windmill can be seen in the distance.
"No. 357 Looking South From North Beach Bath House, Santa Monica, Cal. Garden City Foto Co"--text, on item. "From Garden City Foto Co. 306 E. Fifth St. Telephone Main [?] Los Angeles, Cal."--text, stamped on verso. Title transcribed from item; date devised by cataloger based on article in the Santa Monica Outlook noting, "... the Arcadia Bath House has just bought 500 new suits" (July 12, 1898, page 3).
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; mount 13 x 21.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19486
Subject
Arcadia Hotel (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Bathhouses
Beaches
Beachgoers
Hotels
Merry-go-round
Piers
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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