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See here, we’ve got a pretty young woman in a swimsuit we’d like to display to her best advantage. What’ll we do? Oh, obviously—we’ll perch her on the diving board.

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Get comfortable with a drink, under an umbrella.

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Or bring your cigarettes.

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Perhaps a cup of tea?

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Maybe recline against the diving board, so we get the optimal view of those legs.

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Or, of course, you could just lie all the way down.

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Not pictured in this 1934 photo of a woman sunning herself on the diving board at London’s Chiswick Swimming Pool: The woman almost certain standing just outside the frame yelling: “Oi! Yer highness! You’re not the only one who wants to use the damn diving board!”

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Not sure how much good a hat’s supposed to do you at that angle.

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Also an option: flat on your stomach like silent film star Colleen Moore.

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Photo via Getty Images.

Senior Editor, Attic Haunter, Jezebel

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