Summer Holidays: Then & Now

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7th Jun, 2012

Let’s take a moment to see how summer holidays have evolved; how much have things really changed? MessyNessy dives into some beach holiday archives to find out…

Traveling then:

 

Traveling Now:

 

Tourists then:

Tourists Now:

 

 

 

Holiday Resorts then:

 

 

Holiday Resorts Now:

 

 

Watersports then:

Watersports Now:

Swimwear then:

Policemen measuring women’s swimming costumes, to check whether they meet minimum clothing requirements, 1933 (above) and 1922 (below).

 

Swimwear now:

 

Tanning then:

An early version of fake tanning? ;)

Tanning now:

Beach Photos then:

Beach Photos now:

Holiday Entertainment then:

 

Holiday Entertainment Now:

 

 

Beaches then:

Beaches now:

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