View of the Ship Café along with the Abbot Kinney Pier and the crowds in front. Flags hang all over the restaurant, which was built in the shape of a ship. There are other buildings at both the left and right of the image.
Photograph, from left to right, of Elizabeth West and Frances West standing on the beach on posing in front of the south side of the Venice amusement pier. The girls stand at center. Both look to camera as they hold clumps of kelp in their hands. Kelp lies on damp sand. The shore stretches behind them on an upward angle from left to right. In the distance at right, the pier stretches across the image and into the ocean from right to left.
Photograph of the West girls and Mead boys standing in a row with other children and posing at the beach in front of the Venice amusement pier. Nine children, including the 2 West girls and the 2 Mead boys stand in a row near the surf and with their backs towards the south side of the pier; all look to the camera. Elizabeth West stands second from the left. Edmond Mead stands at center. Frances West stands to the right of him and Paul Mead stands to the right of Frances. The water approaches the shore at left and the shoreline extends on an angle towards the pier, which stretches across the background.
Photograph of Elizabeth West, Frances West and Paul Mead playing on the beach with other children while Sena Mead stands nearby. About 9 children are grouped together in the near distance; some play in the surf and some stand. Elizabeth West is second from left, digging a small pool in the sand. She is crouched on the ground and peeks behind a girl standing in front of and to the right of her. Frances West stands at center with both arms hanging out by her sides as she looks towards a boy standing in the foreground at right. Three children stand or crouch in a line directly behind Frances. To the right of Frances, Paul Mead stands and looks towards the same boy in the foreground at right. Sena Mead stands a far right and appears to approach the camera. A small boy stands in front of her in the foreground with his back to the camera. The shore stretches back from the left towards center where it meets the pier. Other beachgoers walk through the surf in the distance at left. The pier stretches across the background.
Dozens of people sit or stand along Venice Beach. The crowd stretches back in a loose line from left to center; most face right. All wear jackets at the beach. In the far distance at right, Venice Pier is visible extending into the water.