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Image of people on the beach and in the surf in front of the Santa Monica Bath House in Santa Monica, California, with the bluffs above. A man in the foreground is holding onto a safety rope while in the water and a sign in reverse on one of the tented buildings reads "Beer Garden." "22"--text on image. "Santa Monica surf bathing [illegible] of the coast range mountains in the distance white sand beach population of Santa Monica is 2500. First class hotel "The Arcade" on the beach- not shown in the picture, capacity of bath house 2000 suits 1889"--text, handwritten in pencil on verso. "Pacific Photograph Gallery. On the beach at Santa Monica, Calif. ... H.F. Rile."--text, stamp on verso.