Peep these Panoramic Prints: Bathing Girls of the 1920s

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17th Aug, 2012

I found these incredible panoramic photographs from the roaring twenties which are just fascinating to observe close up, girl by girl, one bizarre bathing costume after another. Even better, these prints are available to buy in formats as large as 44″ x 227″. How amazing would these be in an entrance hallway?!

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Third International Pageant of Pulchritude and Ninth Annual Bathing Girl Revue, June 1928. Galveston, Texas.

This print available to buy here.

I’m not entirely sure everyone in this next image is in fact of the female sex:

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Annual Bathing Girl Parade, Balboa Beach, California, June 20th, 1920.

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Contestants at Atlantic City Pageant, 1927

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