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Title
Santa Monica Beach view northwest from wharf
Creator
Morrison, E. G., -1888
Date Created and/or Issued
1880s
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of people on the beach and in the surf in front of the Santa Monica Bath House in Santa Monica, California, with trees on the bluffs above. A group of women in plain clothes are standing in the foreground. There is a boardwalk near the shops with signs that read "Coffee and Ice Cream Parlor" and "Fruits, Candies, Lemonade, Cigars." A windmill is visible behind the buildings.
"Santa Monica Beach view N.W. from wharf"--text, handwritten in pencil in front margin. "E.G. Morrison, Photographer, At Santa Monica, In Tent, On the Beach, near Santa Monica Bath House ... E.G. Morrison"--text, stamp on verso. Title transcribed from item; date approximated by cataloger based on photographer's death in January 1888. Image reproduced in Ernest Marquez publication Santa Monica Beach (Angel City Press, 2004), page 98. Light green mount.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; mount 13 x 20.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19679
Subject
Santa Monica Bathhouse (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Bathhouses
Beaches
Beachgoers
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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