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Last year I wrote a post called Amanuensis Monday - 1909 Postcard : Long Beach, California. There I shared the story of our "genealogy angel" Steve sending photographs, letters, and postcards. This card was just one of the many items he graciously donated to our family archives.
Recently organizing various papers the postcard again came to light. That is when I decided to search online to discover possible information about the card.
After some research I found several sites with details about James J. Taylor, the artist, and his sculptures.
Cliff House Project : Sand Sculptures, 1911
Ocean Beach Sand Sculpture : Sand Artistry, 1909
Sure makes our sandcastles look slightly lame!