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Five cents a shock - one of the many Coney Island amusements that are somewhat hard to distinquish from torture.

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Title
Five cents a shock - one of the many Coney Island amusements that are somewhat hard to distinquish from torture.
Additional title: 5 cents a shock - one of the many Coney Island amusements that are somewhat hard to distinquish from torture.
Names
Grant, Gordon (1875-1962) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Coney Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Cone
Topics
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Electric shocks -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1900-1909
Recreation -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1900-1909
Notes
Content : Written on border: "Sept. 1901." Includes additional text. Torn on left side of image.

Source identifier: MUN (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 15 cm. (7 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1615202
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17095024
Barcode : 33333159152772
UUID: 789c68e0-c55a-012f-8c94-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1875: Creator Born
  • 1901: Issued
  • 1962: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Five cents a shock - one of the many Coney Island amusements that are somewhat hard to distinquish from torture." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2d77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Five cents a shock - one of the many Coney Island amusements that are somewhat hard to distinquish from torture." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2d77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1901). Five cents a shock - one of the many Coney Island amusements that are somewhat hard to distinquish from torture. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2d77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Five cents a shock - one of the many Coney Island amusements that are somewhat hard to distinquish from torture.