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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)

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

Broadstairs Water Gala, raft contest. Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Juliette Baker (nee Stupples) on Sunbeam horse at Ramsgate, Kent. 1948

Holidaymakers buying drinks on the Main Sands at Margate, c1950

Young girl swimming in pool on ,Margate beach, Margate, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Irene and Audrey Twine on holiday at Broadstairs 1936, with Sambo (Sammy) the dog.

Two 1950s Margate bathing beauties.

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

Herbert Morrison and Hugh Gaitskell of the British Labour Party standing on promenade at Margate, Kent..

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

Broadstairs harbour looking towards Bleak House.

Couple relaxing on balcony of beach shelter at Westcliff, Ramsgate, Kent. 1964

Broadstairs and St.Peter’s council chairman laying the coping block for the new sea defences at Broadstairs, Kent. March 1965.

Broadstairs and St.Peter’s council chairman laying the coping block for the new sea defences at Broadstairs, Kent. March 1965.

Elaine Smith and David Smith on Sunbeam donkey at Deal Seafront promenade.

Two girls in Water Gala fancy dress competition at Victoria Gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Two young girls swimming in the sea at Margate, kent.

Birds eye view of motorcycle speed trials at the Western Undercliff Ramsgate, Kent.

Daphne Mays, Michael Mays, Iris Bathurst and Danny Bathurst on the sands at Ramsgate, Kent.

Crowd of people on Marine Parade watching swimmers off the slipway at Margate Harbour c1960

Irene Hicks with children on holiday.

Man hoisting sail on Broadstairs sailing Club dingy ‘Sioux’ at Broadstairs harbour, Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Glamour shot of bathing beauty at the seaside near the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate,Kent.