Nicknamed the "Duck" house, as it sits by the Drake Hotel. A 'Drake' is a fully mature adult male duck, of any duck species, seeking a mate.
|This 1918 picture shows Municipal Pier in the background. The photo is too small and low-resolution to see anything on the beach.|
By Dr. Neil Gale, Ph.D.
Why handwritten notations are reversed on old photographs.
Many old negatives bear handwritten notations inscribed on the emulsion side, which was easier to write on. The emulsion side means that inscriptions written on the emulsion side appear reversed in the printed photograph.