This Butterick pattern from Delineator, July 1907, came as a surprise to me. “Where is the skirt illustration?” I was thinking. And then I read the text:
This is a “swimming suit” rather than a “bathing suit.” Nice distinction!
Here is the bottom part of the description in bigger print:
The dress-like bathing suit in this story illustration [also from the July 1907 issue] is more typical (I think).
Love her beach shoes…. And what does his hat tell us about that character??? Looks like a college boy to me…. Or a guy who leaned forward to look in a store window and forgot he was wearing a hat. I wish I’d had time to read the story.