New Ocean House, Swampscott, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1908

GUSN

GUSN-189540

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hotels (public accommodations)
gardens
gazebos
shores (landforms)
postcards
photographs

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.012

Places

Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Hugh C. Leighton Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards
photographs

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 95.

Description Level

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