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Old Garden Beach, Rockport, Mass., circa 1935

This is a linen postcard showing Rockport’s Old Garden Beach. Although it is undated, I estimate it to be from around 1935 for a couple of reasons. For one, linen postcards were produced primarily from 1930 to 1945, so it … Continue reading

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Two U.S. Navy Sailors in Rockport, 1907

This is a real-photo postcard of two U.S. Navy sailors visiting Rockport in 1907. The card is signed by Arthur F. Duggan, who identifies himself as the sailor on the right. He indicates that he is from the battleship U.S.S. … Continue reading

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The Shore Path to Marmion Way, Rockport, circa 1925

This is a view of the shore path that runs from Old Garden Beach to Marmion Way. The sign there now calls is Old Garden Path. As you can see from the two photos below, both of the houses that … Continue reading

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Old Garden Beach, Rockport, Mass., circa 1945

This view of Old Garden Beach was published by Virginia Cleaves Little. She took over the Rockport Photo Bureau after her father, Charles Cleaves, died in 1937. She was active publishing her own images until at least 1946. This linen … Continue reading

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Old Garden Beach, Rockport, Mass., circa 1912

The image quality of this postcard is poor and no publisher or publication date are identified. Although no publisher is identified, the reverse side has a distinctive format that matches other cards I have with postmarks from 1910 to 1914. … Continue reading

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The Bay and Shore from Marmion Way, Rockport, 1905

This 1905 view of Marmion Way is looking towards Old Garden Beach and The Headlands. The two houses in the far distance, slightly to the right of the picture’s center, are on The Headlands. You can see a much closer … Continue reading

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Old Garden Beach & the Headlands, Rockport, Mass., circa 1908

This postcard, published by The Rotograph Company in New York City, has no date or postmark. According to a website devoted to the history of The Rotograph Company, it actively produced postcards only from 1904 to 1908. The postcard has … Continue reading

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