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Seal @ San Gabriel River Mile 2.25 Swimming inland with the high tide in the late afternoon sun


Seal @ San Gabriel River Mile 2.25 Swimming inland with the high tide

Seal @ San Gabriel River Mile 2.25 Swimming inland with the high tide

Gone Swimming! (my photographic memoirs)


Gone Swimming!

Gone Swimming!

Today’s Birthday: Annette Kellerman (1887)


Annette Kellerman (1887)

Kellerman was an Australian professional swimmer, vaudeville and film star, and writer. Her 1907 performance of “water ballet” is often credited with popularizing the sport of synchronized swimming. Kellerman was also known for advocating the right of women to wear one-piece bathing suits and was once famously arrested for indecency for doing so herself. In 1908, a Harvard University professor named her the “Perfect Woman” because of the similarity of her physical attributes to what figure? More… Discuss