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Title
Woman in a bathing costume for a bathing beauty contest, probably in Venice or Santa Monica, ca.1915
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1915
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of a woman in a bathing costume for a bathing beauty contest, probably in Venice or Santa Monica, ca.1915. The woman walks through a crowd of men in dark suits and hats with what appears to be a bag sitting on the left. She wears a dark hat, lose-fitting bathing suit and dark stockings. A man crowds the view of her from foreground on the right.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
15 x 9 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m12931
USC-0-1-1-13083 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-40293
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m12931
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-40293.jpg
Subject
Bathing suits
Clothing and dress
Women
Beauty contests
Costume--Bathing--Women
Piers
Time Period
circa 1915
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Venice
Santa Monica
Source
40293 [Accession number]
CHS-40293 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m15009

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