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New Ocean House, Swampscott, Mass.

PC001.03.01.TMP.012 (RS82216)

Description

This full color postcard depicts the luxurious New Ocean House hotel and its gardens in Swampscott, Massachusetts. The hotel gardens are built up all the way to the ocean's edge. At the time the image was captured, the tide was low, exposing sea grasses and sand.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1908
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
3.5x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189540
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.012

Record details

Originator
Hugh C. Leighton Co. (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
gardens
gazebos
hotels (public accommodations)
shores (landforms)
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Places
Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
New Ocean House
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 95.

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