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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bathing beaches
bathing costumes
shores (landforms)
postcards

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Date of Acquisition

1925-05-01

Reference Code

EP001.TMP.017

Acquisition Type

Gift

Record Details

Material Type

postcards

Subjects

Shell
Gulls

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 121

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera - Trade cards