Lifeguard Fashions: Helen Mansfield

PhotographerCharles H. Brown

CountryUnited States

MediumGelatin Silver


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Fashion, Portrait: Woman


Image Dimensions: 20.2 x 15.4 cm
Support Dimensions: none

Santa-Barbara, CA based commercial photographer Charles H. Brown, (b. 1873 ?) most likely did this modeling study in the mid to late 1920’s for a manufacturer of swimwear. The model is identified as Helen Mansfield on print verso who is shown wearing a one-piece lifeguard swimsuit with sewn emblem patch on her chest.


print notes verso: signed in graphite at lower margin:

 Charles H. Brown, Santa Barbara

titled in script in graphite near upper margin:

 Helen Mansfield

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Lifeguard Fashions: Helen Mansfield