The title includes the opinion that: "Here the majestic swell of the Pacific creates a surf famous over the world." The surf is approaching from the west as the beach curls around toward the west and mountains in the distance. In the foreground on the right is part of a roller coaster, most likely the "Scenic Railway" that jutted from the Abbot Kinney Pier out over the ocean. Publishing information on the back includes the contributor's logo at the top of the dividing line. The approximate date is 1913.