About This Item


  • TitleThe bathing beach at Coney Island in 1869
  • Call NumberPOST_0124
  • SummaryColor lithograph of strollers on the beach in Victorian dress; group of men playing cards or three-card monte game at left; sailboats on water in background.
  • Date1869
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 postcard : color ; 4 x 6 in.
  • Genrelithographspostcards
  • NoteTitle from caption on recto.
  • SubjectBeaches -- New York (State) -- New York
  • CollectionBrooklyn Postcard collection
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Postcard collection, Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History
  • RightsThis work is in the Public Domain. The Center for Brooklyn History at Brooklyn Public Library can provide a copy of this work free of charge.