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[Sunbather in front of a padlocked shooting gallery, Coney Island, Brooklyn]

Date January 19, 1941
Location New York United States
Dimensions Image: 10 9/16 x 13 5/16 in. (26.8 x 33.8 cm)
Paper: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Mat: 18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

"This is the only sun bather Weegee found yesterday at Coney Island. He sits in front of padlocked shooting gallery on the boardwalk." PM, January 20, 1941, Vol. I, No. 154, p. 19
Coney Island’s Bowery, a plank street named after its seedier counterpart in Manhattan, ran from West 16th Street to Jones Walk between (and parallel to) Surf Avenue and the Boardwalk.


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Credit line

Bequest of Wilma Wilcox, 1993

Feedback Accession No. 2039.1993