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Hammonasset Beach State Park, Connecticut
about 1960
Printer:Printed by Curt Teich & Co., Inc. , American
Distributor:Distributed by New Haven News Agency, Inc.
Photomechanical prints; colored printer's inks on postcard
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 3 1/8 x 5 1/4in. (7.9 x 13.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 3 1/2 x 5 1/2in. (8.9 x 14cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: Men and women, most wearing bathing trunks or bathing suits are walking on a wide boardwalk lined with benches and electric lights. One woman is wearing a two-piece bathing suit. A man in the foreground appears to be pushing a baby stroller. A trash can is at the left. The beach at the right is crowed with people, most lying or sitting on beach blankets, some with beach umbrellas. A lifeguard is in a lifeguard station. Two lifeboats are on the beach. The waters of Long Island Sound are in the background.
Inscription: On recto, lower margin, printed in black ink, "Hammonasset State Park" On verso, upper left, printed in greenish black ink, "HAMMONASSET STATE PARK / CONNECTICUT"; lower right, in pencil, accession number
Object Number: 1994.71.60
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