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Title
Hotel Arcadia, Santa Monica
Creator
Rile, H. F., 1860-1949
Date Created and/or Issued
1885
1886
1887
1888
1889
1890
1891
1892
1893
1894
1895
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
Image of the bluffs and beach side view of the Arcadia Hotel and bath house as seen from the ocean in Santa Monica, California. Many people are seen dressed in clothes and bathing suits on the beach and in the water. A sign that reads "Arcadia Bath House 1000 Suits at 25₵ 100 Extra Fine Suits at 50₵. For Hot Salt Water Bath Go To The Hotel" is seen behind a covered sitting area filled with onlookers.
"Hotel Arcadia, Santa Monica"--text, handwritten in pencil in front margin. "15"--text, on item. "Pacific Photograph Gallery on the beach at Santa Monica, Calif. ... H.F. Rile."--text, advertisement on verso. Title transcribed from item; date supplied by cataloger based on history of the Arcadia Hotel, which was completed in 1887, and development of area. The hotel was built next to a steep cliff and shows only 3 stories on the Ocean Avenue side (seen in related items) and 5 stories on the beach side.
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/19504
Subject
Arcadia Hotel (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Beaches
Hotels
Beachgoers
Bathhouses
Ocean
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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