Sunday, July 24, 2016

B E A C H E S . . . in art

BEACHES title image
Let's wade through images of . . . 
                
B  E  A  C  H  E  S

an 1889 beach with air-bathing sun-bathing and water-bathing, illustration
1889 air-bathing,  sun-bathing,  and water-bathing . . . but wouldn't women risk drowning in all of that excessive clothing?  A gentle current could take them like a sailboat.
                
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Ronald Searle sketch of senior at beach
a Ronald Searle sketch of a senior at the beach
                
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Motorola Citation portable radio with steel casing 1955, a color photograph
a 1955? Motorola Citation portable radio with steel casing
click image twice for full size
                
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1877 aquatic swimming gear, "The Aquatic Dress"
"The Aquatic Dress"  1877 swimming gear . . .
1877 aquatic swimming gear illustration
 1877 swimming
                
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Clark Little photograph under a wave
a Clark Little photograph     click twice

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Sellner Water Wheel advertisement 1935
the "Sellner Water Wheel" in 1935 apparently sold for $100     click twice

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1883 women's swimwear advertisement
 1883 women's swimwear
1883 women's rubber beach shoes, an illustration
women's rubber beach shoes
                
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1949 trailer park with palm trees
a 1949 trailer park,  somewhere in the USA?     click twice

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William Russell Flint beach watercolor
a William Russell Flint watercolor,  1940s?     click twice

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Swimming at Saltair in 1900 photograph
 Swimming at Saltair in 1900 Utah     see full size

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John Buckland-Wright illustration, women at beach
a John Buckland Wright illustration
                
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W. Kandinsky painting of cabanas on beach
a W. Kandinsky painting     click twice

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1920s 'League vs Indecent Bathing' photograph
the 1920s 'League vs Indecent Bathing' cracked down
on bare legs in public     click twice

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swing-diving 1930 catalog illustration
a swing-diving outfit from a 1930 catalog
                              
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a Filipo Romoli poster 1949, Riccione la perla verde dell' Adiatico, a giant beach in birdseye view
a Filipo Romoli poster,  1949
                 
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Australia travel poster 1930s
an Australia travel poster, 1930s?
                
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1843 BBQ cow on a spit illustration
an 1843 BBQ,  maybe at the beach?     see full size
                
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a Chris Van Allsburg book illustration of children at the beach skipping a stone
a Chris Van Allsburg book illustration
                
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Here's my instrumental song about parking at the beach . . .  

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