Posts Tagged ‘beach wear’

Carnival of Genealogy–Swimsuits


Bathing Beauty c. 1900

I bought this tintype at a recent Boston area photo show. ┬áJust imagine going to the beach in this outfit! She’s the epitome of modesty in a suit that covers her from the bathing hat on her head to the stockings on her legs. The presence of the “fake” rock and the beach scene in the painted backdrop suggest that she posed at a seaside studio.