A 19th Century artist, Winslow Homer was inspired by the vistas in Long Branch.  His iconic 1869 painting of women on the cliffs overlooking the beach entitled “Long Branch, New Jersey” can be seen in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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Long Branch, New Jersey - 1869

On the Beach at Long Branch - 1870

Winslow Homer - On the Bluff at Long Bra

On the Bluff at Long Branch at the Bathing Hour  - 1870

Winslow Homer

On the Beach - 1869

The Beach at Long Branch - 1869.  Notice the initials WH the girl is making in the sand with her parasol.  The gentleman watching in the back is Winslow Homer.

On the Beach at Long Branch - The Children's Hour - 1874