2010-01-15 / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Let’s Send a Picture Home from Rockaway Beach Today
From The Rockaway Museum Commentary by Emil Lucev, Curator Dedicated To The Memory Of Leon S. Locke

These were probably the words expressed by the twin brothers on their visit to the beach. So, in Seaside, they stopped at Frank’s Studio in their bathing attire and sat in an automobile prop for this souvenir photograph.

Once again I ask the eternal question: Does anyone know or recognize these two young men?

Seaside had several souvenir photo studios in the old days. Among them were the Elephant Studio, the San Francisco Studio, and the tintype (metal) postcard studio.

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