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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)

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

Denine and Derek Catlin Ramsgate main sands, Ramsgate, Kent.

Girls and infants at bathing cotume/fancy dress competition, Victoria gardens, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

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

Sailors preparing their boats at low tide, Broadstairs harbour, Viking Bay , Broadstairs, Kent.

Glamour shot of bathing beauty posing with shrimping net at the seaside near the Lido, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent.

Pope and Freane family, walking along (possibly) Margate pier.

Clement Attlee of the Labour Party and others standing on promenade at Margate, Kent.

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

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

Fishermen at the Old Boathouse and Old Lookout on Broadstairs harbour Jetty, Broadstairs, Kent

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

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

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

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

Taken on the North Foreland private estate looking towards Foreness point and Kingsgate. Broadstairs,Kent.

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

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

Aerial view of the Westcliff area of Ramsgate, late 1940s.

People on beach at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

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

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

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