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Currently SEAS are busy digitally archiving The Sunbeam Collection and a range of ‘Walkies’. These are being added to the website on a weekly basis – so do keep returning. Whilst browsing please note that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated.

Beach (240)

Woman in summer dress on beach at Botany Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Children on Donkey rides; Margate Main Sands, Margate, Kent.

Construction of the West Cliff Promenade at Louisa Bay Broadstairs, Kent. 1963.

Joss Bay at Broadstairs, Kent

Kim Baker and grandmother - Elizabeth Atkinson. On Margate beach.

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Sue Butcher with Babara Peachey and others Ramsgate sands, 1960.

Children playing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Portrait of young girl on the beach at Margate.

Children on Donkey rides; Margate Main Sands, Margate, Kent.

Margate Marine Sands, stone pier and jetty taken from Dreamland Tower. Margate, Kent. c1950

Richard Hounsome, taken on Ramsgate Main Sands, 1950.

Promenade and sands at Dumpton Gap, Broadstairs,Kent. c1960

Jack Rabbatts, Sunbeam photographer with camera on Ramsgate beach, Summer 1967.

Irene Hicks (Left) and friends of the family at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Beach sports at Walpole Bay, Margate, Kent.

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

Unexploded shells being inspected by army bomb disposal unit at the promenade at Foreness Bay, Cliftonville, Margate,Kent.

Viking Bay, Broadstairs,Kent, as seen from the top of Bleak House.

The Twine family dog Togie at Broadstairs 1948

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

Young girl laying on the rocks on the beach at Margate Kent.

Miriam Verena Edwards(nee Spratling) , Frank John Edwards and Eric John Edwards sitting on one of Thanet beaches (either Margate or Ramsgate). Taken in 1932.