Worth Keeping. A Directory of Atlantic City, N.J. [caption title].
Worth Keeping. A Directory of Atlantic City, N.J. [caption title].
Worth Keeping. A Directory of Atlantic City, N.J. [caption title].

Worth Keeping. A Directory of Atlantic City, N.J. [caption title].

“Specialties for the Sea Shore”


Hotel and cottage directory of the popular Victorian summer resort town of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Includes a list of hotels and other prominent buildings keyed to a map.

The directory/brochure advertises The Galbreath Apothecary’s two locations and touts its product lines suitable for beachside visitors:

Specialties for the Sea Shore: Epheline—A healing and soothing application for sunburn. ... Sunburn Lotion—To remove tan, sunburn, &c. Mosquito Lotion—To instantly remove pain and soreness of Mosquito bite. ... Soda Water—With Ice Cream and luscious Fruit Syrups. ...

Useful for its map showing the town’s undulating boardwalk or “Beach Promenade” and its depiction of the interior of this apothecary showing a disproportionate number of female customers.


Description: Worth Keeping. A Directory of Atlantic City, N.J. [caption title].

[Atlantic City, New Jersey, c.1890s]. [4]pp. Single-fold Brochure. Approx. 6 x 3½ inches. Illustration; map. Some light wear to extremities; small loss at lower right corner affecting only one word and margin of map; good.

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