[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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