THE BATHING SUIT HISTORY

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I found this jewel of a picture in my father’s postcard collection. With the summer approaching, I thought it would shake a few heads! In 1875, for some strange reason, I think the bathing suit beauty on the right would have looked better if she wore combat boots instead of high heels…Haha! 

 

Katie Lucev is the daughter of the late Rockaway Beach Historian, Emil R. Lucev, Sr. (1933-2018)

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