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Coney Island, Luna Park and its Midway.

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Title
Coney Island, Luna Park and its Midway.
Names
Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.) (1853-1925) (Photographer)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Coney Island

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1903
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Cone
Topics
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Amusement parks -- New York (State) -- New York
Luna Park (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Halftone photomechanical prints
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "New York's Popular Pleasure-Resort. Five miles South of Prospect Park, with which it is connected by the Ocean Parkway. Reached by Trolleys, Long Island Trains, and Coney Island Boats. Coney Island in 1903 is changed from its former character. It mainly comprises a World's Fair, covering 22 acres, in Luna Park. In the centre are a heart-shaped lake and electric tower 200 feet high ; before the entrance, a Court of Honor, with peristyle. Thompson & Dundy host of amusements ; trip to the moon in airship Luna III ; submarine journey through tropical and arctic seas ; villages representing different nationalities ; bombardment of Fort Hamilton ; hippodrome ; chutes ; circus ; children's theatre and play-ground ; temples, minarets, etc. Crowds of merry bathers on the beach." "Photo by Falk, with the Charles Mills' Panoramic Camera." Includes additional text identifying points of interest."
Source note: King''s Views of New York City. (New York : M. King, c1905) King, Moses (1853-1909), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 11.3 x 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1615202
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17095024
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9162cea0-c55a-012f-61dc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1903: Issued
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Coney Island, Luna Park and its Midway." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1903. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f802-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Coney Island, Luna Park and its Midway." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f802-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1903). Coney Island, Luna Park and its Midway. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-f802-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Coney Island, Luna Park and its Midway.