Grumpy old fart!!!

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Beach Policeman – 1922

Beach Policeman - 1922

Shorpy

30th June 1922. Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.” National Photo Co.

More on this event from Tedious Ted 

April 2, 2014 Posted by | Risqué, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , | 2 Comments

A day at the beach

Circa 1906. "The bathing beach at Magnolia, Massachusetts

With a few days sun thoughts turn to a trip to the seaside, Edwardian style 😉

Shorpy

March 28, 2014 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , | 1 Comment

Interesting swimwear

 

I think she spied Rincewind on Brighton beach 😀

August 24, 2011 Posted by | Maid, Maids, Servants, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Bathing Beauties c.1910

Vintagegal

May 28, 2011 Posted by | Deltiology, Maid, Maids, Risqué, Servants, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments