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Title
Santa Monica surf bathing
Creator
Rile, H. F., 1860-1949
Date Created and/or Issued
1889
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 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.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; mount 12.5 x 20.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19676
Subject
Santa Monica Bathhouse (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Bathhouses
Beaches
Ocean
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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