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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.

Seaside (453)

Joyce Allen on Sunbeam dog at Margate, Kent.

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

Two sunbathers on clifftop at Westbrook bay, Margate, Kent.

Miss Marina 1957 at the Marina swimming pool, Ramsgate, Kent.

Beach sports at Walpole Bay, Margate, Kent.

Wilfred Cuckson and Helen Cuckson, taken at Margate beach near the clocktower, August 1946.

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

Promenade and sands at Foreness Bay looking towards Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Margate c1960

Miss Marina 1957 at the Marina swimming pool, Ramsgate, Kent.

Winnie Mays (centre) with friends and Sunbeam Donald Duck on the sands, Thanet, Kent.

Janet and Jill Haswell on sands at Thanet, Kent.

Helen Arthrell at Walpole Bay tidal pool, Cliftonville, Margate. 1960s

Marine sundeck and sands taken from the Dreamland Tower c1950. Margate, Kent.

Woman diving off of Broadstairs harbour jetty at the 1967 Water Gala, Broadstairs, Kent.

David Smith sitting on a Sunbeam donkey, taken on Deal seafront.

Percy and Irene Hicks on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Joss Bay near Broadstairs, Kent

The Promenade, West Bay, Westgate Postcard 1950s

People sitting in front of fire damaged Royal Pavillion, Ramsgate seafront, Kent.

Jean Osborne (nee Haynes) on Viking Bay, Broadstairs, aged three and a half, taken July 1933. Mounted Sunbeam photograph.

People relaxing on the beach at Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Two young girls on the beach at Margate, Kent.

1950s bathing beauty in inflatable lifeboat at Margate, Kent.

Carnival participants and spectators sheltering from the rain at Margate carnival, Kent.

View from Louisa Bay with Viking Bay, Broadstairs town and harbour.