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

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

Descriptive Terms

bathing beaches
bathing costumes
bathhouses (water recreation structures)
summer (season)
recreation
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2200.0040.003

Image Dimensions

6.5 x 8.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Oak Bluffs (Martha's Vineyard, Dukes county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Thomson & Thomson (Boston, Mass.) (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
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. 120.

Description Level

Item