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Title
Sunset Beach, Santa Monica
Date Created and/or Issued
1914
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of the rustic fence from Palisades Park leading down to the Beach Road (later Pacific Coast Highway) with a horse-drawn wagon parked next to houses along Sunset Beach in Santa Monica, California. The Santa Monica Municipal Pier is visible in the distance.
Title devised by cataloger; date transcribed from postmark on verso. With postcard message on verso to Miss Josephine Schweitzer in Stockton, California, from Conrad Bartels: "Dear Friend your N.J. card received hope you and all the Folks are well, I ges[?] you had plenty of rain for a fine crop this year, and plenty of work. I am keeping myself buissy [sic?] as I have plenty to tend to although I have two ladies to tend to my houses. I find enough for myself to keep buissy [sic]. The other side is 2 of my houses from the rear. Respectfully yours, my regards to all the folks, Conrad Bartell." Image reproduced in Ernest Marquez publication Santa Monica Beach: A Collector's Pictorial History (Angel City Press, 2004), page 126.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; sheet 8.6 x 13.7 cm (postcard format)
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19615
Subject
Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica Pier (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Beaches
Dwellings
Photographs. (aat)
Postcards. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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