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Card with girls in bright bathing costumes on the shore, location unknown, undated

EP001.TMP.017 (RS82250)

Description

The postcard depicts two young women in brightly colored, sleeveless, bathing costumes at the shore. One woman is lounging in the surf and the other looks through a spyglass toward a sailboat in the waves. The beach is littered with shells and sea gulls fly over the water. On the postcard's verso is pasted a small photograph of two girls and a woman kneeling in the surf, wearing bathing costumes.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-05-01
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
5.5x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
190015
Reference Code
EP001.TMP.017

Record details

Descriptive Terms
bathing beaches
bathing costumes
shores (landforms)
Material Type
postcards
Subjects
Gulls
Shell
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 121
Location Note
Ephemera - Trade cards

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