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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)

Two young girls on the beach with donkey at Margate, Kent.

Two 1950s Margate bathing beauties.

James Brooks playing cricket on Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate 1935

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate, Kent.

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

Fishing boat ‘Peggy’  beached at Stone Bay, Broadstairs, Kent,1972.

Miriam Verena Edwards (maiden name Spratling), Eric John Edwards and Frank Edwards sitting on (possibly) Margate beach,July 1933.

Foreness cafe at Foreness Bay Cliftonville looking towards Margate, Kent.

Portrait of Win Spurgeon, taken at Viking Bay, Broadstairs.

Colin Harvey with Robert and Brenda on Margate main sands. 1949

Sun Deck,Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, looking West towards Margate c1950

Two young girls shrimping on Margate beach, Margate Kent.

Violet Gabb and Alex Nunes on Ramsgate Beach, Ramsgate, Kent. 1937.

Stone Bay looking towards Broadstairs harbour, Broadstairs, Kent.

Beach sports at Walpole Bay, Margate, Kent.

Jack Rabbatts, Sunbeam photographer, photographing unknown boy on Ramgate beach, Summer 1967.

Alex Nunes on donkey at main sands Ramsgate, Kent. August, 1937.

Walkies Photograph of Boy on Muffin the Mule, Margate Main Sands.

Doll Davey and Iris Davey on sands at Ramsgate, Kent.

Irene (mother) and Peter Hicks on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

Pope family, taken (possibly) at Ramsgate beach wearing fancy dress newspaper dresses.

Holidaymakers queing for ices on the Main Sands at Margate, c1950

The verandah and beach huts at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.