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Bathing scene looking south at Ocean Park Beach, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0040.003 (RS82320)

Description

Bathing scene at Ocean Park Beach featuring a bathouse and the stairs down to the water. The bath house stretches into the distance and bathers take steps down to the ocean and avoid the beach altogether. Men, women and children play in the calm ocean.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
6.5x 8.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
190815
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0040.003

Record details

Originator
Thomson & Thomson (Boston, Mass.) (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
bathhouses (water recreation structures)
bathing beaches
bathing costumes
recreation
summer (season)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Oak Bluffs (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 120.

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