About This Item


  • Title"Fire and Sword"
  • Call NumberCONE_0478
  • Cite AsBrooklyn Daily Eagle photographs, Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History
  • SummaryScene from outdoor show, "Fire and Sword," (also called "Fire and Flames") at Luna Park in Coney Island with many people (mostly men) in costumes and two horse-drawn open carriages, small pool in foreground, and two large, tudor-style buildings in background.
  • Date1913
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 photographic print : black & white, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Genregelatin silver printsphotographic prints
  • NoteOn verso: date stamped: May 25, 1913. On verso: "Scene from 'Fire & Sword'," Luna Park; new spectacle. Retouched. Title from inscription on verso.
  • SubjectAmusement parks ; Open-air theatrical productions [lctgm]
  • CollectionBrooklyn Daily Eagle photographs
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • 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.