|This 1918 picture shows Municipal Pier in the background. The photo is too small and low-res to see anything on the beach.|
NOTE: Nicknamed the "Duck" house because a 'Drake' is a fully sexually mature adult male duck of any duck species.
By Neil Gale, Ph.D.
Why old photographs handwritten notations are reversed.
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.