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Title
Boxers in boxing ring, Santa Monica Athletic Club
Creator
Powell Press Service
Date Created and/or Issued
approximately 1934
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of crowd amid beach umbrellas watching two pugilists boxing in an outdoor boxing ring on the beach in front of the Santa Monica Athletic Club in Santa Monica, California. The Santa Monica Pleasure Pier with the La Monica Ballroom and municipal pier are in the background. The crane and flat-bottom barge at the end of the pier that was used to build the breakwater in 1934 can be seen at upper right.
Title devised by cataloger based on note from envelope the negative was received in: "Santa Monica A.C. Boxing." Date devised by cataloger based on year the breakwater was constructed. The Los Angeles Athletic Club purchased a building at 1441 Palisades Beach Road (the North Beach Bath House) and transformed it into the Santa Monica Athletic Club in 1922.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : film negative ; sheet 9.8 x 12.3 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
489580
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/18410
Subject
Santa Monica Athletic Club (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Santa Monica Pier (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Athletics
Beaches
Boxers (Sports)
Boxing matches
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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