Swimmers, ca. 1920

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Swimmers, ca. 1920

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These girls posed in their swimsuits and bathing caps for photographer George W. French. French photographed for the Maine State Development Commission from 1936-1955.

He was assigned to capture Maine's recreational and economic potential.

A native of Kezar Falls, French had been interested in photography since he was a child.

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About This Item

  • Title: Swimmers, ca. 1920
  • Creator: French, George Washington
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Media: Photo negative
  • Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 17.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4015, Box 7
  • Collection: George French and Fred Philpot photograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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