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Title
North Beach Bath House Plunge, Santa Monica, Cal
Creator
Rile, H. F., 1860-1949
Date Created and/or Issued
July 1901
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of people, including children, swimming in the North Beach Bath House salt water plunge in Santa Monica, California. A sign that reads "deep water" hangs at the center of image above the indoor pool. Advertisement on verso has images of a woman in a swimsuit with seashells in front of a beach backdrop and a studio portrait of two girls with pigtails.
"9. North Beach Bath House plunge, Santa Monica, Cal. H.F. Rile Photo"--text, on item. "Plunge at Santa Monica, Cal. July 1901."--text, handwritten in ink on verso. Pacific Photo gallery advertisement on verso: "Pacific Photograph Gallery. At the Arcadia Pavilion ... H.F. Rile, Artist, Santa Monica, California." Title transcribed from item; date transcribed from note on verso. Image reproduced in Ernest Marquez publication Santa Monica Beach (Angel City Press, 2004), p. 118.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; mount 13.5 x 21.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19664
Subject
North Beach Bath House (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Bathing suits
Children
Interiors
Swimmers
Swimming pools
Photographs. (aat)
Portraits. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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