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Coney Island Beach, 4 p.m., July 28, 1940
  • Weegee
    1899–1968
    born: Zloczów, Austria-Hungary (present-day Zolochiv, Ukraine) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Coney Island Beach, 4 p.m., July 28, 1940, 1940
  • Where object was made: Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 x 24.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0081
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Huge crowd of bathers on a beach (identified as Coney Island beach). The horizon is very near the top of the image. There are buildings and a ferris wheel at top left.