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1890
This is the first known photograph ever taken of a surfer. Surfing was  banned in Hawaii by missionaries in the 1700s for its “ungodliness,” but  fortunately the natives didn’t pay much heed to that decree.

1890

This is the first known photograph ever taken of a surfer. Surfing was banned in Hawaii by missionaries in the 1700s for its “ungodliness,” but fortunately the natives didn’t pay much heed to that decree.