About This Item


  • TitleConey Island beach about 1879
  • Call NumberBRAI_0048
  • SummarySection of Coney island beach with man wearing suit and hat standing in left and group of people in blurry center background.
  • CreatorBrainerd, George Bradford, 1845-1887 [photographer]
  • Date1879
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 photographic print : black & white, gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Genregelatin silver printsphotographic prints
  • NoteTitle and date from typed labels on verso and recto. Collection owned jointly by Brooklyn Public Library and Brooklyn Museum; original glass plate negatives held by Brooklyn Museum.
  • SubjectBeaches -- New York (State) -- New York ; Shorelines -- New York (State) -- New York
  • CollectionGeorge Bradford Brainerd photograph collection
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsGeorge Bradford Brainerd photograph collection, Brooklyn Museum/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.