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Title
Santa Monica, Beach of Hotel Arcadia
Creator
J.B. Blanchard & Co
Date Created and/or Issued
1886
1887
1888
1889
1890
1891
1892
1893
1894
1895
1896
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
For information on using Huntington Library materials, please see Reproductions of Huntington Library Holdings: https://www.huntington.org/library-rights-permissions
Description
Image of the beach side view of the Arcadia Hotel and bath house as seen from the ocean in Santa Monica, California, with people standing on the beach.
"80 Santa Monica, Beach of Hotel Arcadia."--text, on item. "Los Angeles and Vicinity in Mid=Winter. Blanchard"--text, printed in front margin. Blanchard advertisement printed on verso: "Portrait, Viewing and Commercial Photography in all its Branches. ... J.B. Blanchard & Co., 715 North Main St., Los Angeles, Cal." Title transcribed from item; date devised by cataloger based on photographer history; J.B. Blanchard & Co. (James B. Blanchard & Charles C. Pierce) only appeared at the 715 N. Main Street address in the 1891 Los Angeles City Directory. The Arcadia Hotel was built next to a steep cliff and shows only 3 stories on the Ocean Avenue side (seen in related items) and 5 stories on the beach side. The hotel was completed in 1887 and demolished in 1909.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; mount 13.5 x 21.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19498
Subject
Arcadia Hotel (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Bathhouses
Beaches
Beachgoers
Hotels
Ocean
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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