During Patches and Popsicles at Surfy Surfy Mowgli was snapped by photographer Wehtahnah Tucker. This was featured in the July 15th issue of The Coast News newspaper of Encinitas.
Wait . . . where's the red swim trunks. Early lifeguards in action.
Winslow Homer is one of America's preeminent artists from the 1800s. He was a Realist, mainly focused on painting scenes of ordinary life and landscapes. "Undertow" is based on a real life rescue that Homer witnessed on a visit to Atlantic City in 1883. He choose to do a freizelike formation to create a more dramatic effect. The painting was first shown at the National Academy in 1887.
Hawaiian Surfers and US Navy Party in 1908
Today in history the US and Hawaii had a diplomatic celebration that consisted of a fruit exchange and a surfing demonstration. Sounds pretty boss to me! Article originally appeared in the July 20, 1908 Los Angeles Times.