|Title||The Rossow Midgets at Midland Beach 1924|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W postcard, mounted on a page in photograph album X17.0003; the album contains photographs of Midland Beach, Staten Island, and is associated with Henry Johnk. View of a small boxing ring set up on the boardwalk at Midland Beach. Inside the ring, a man in dark trousers and a white shirt leans toward two men of short stature, each of whom is wearing a white sleeveless shirt, white knee-length pants, and boxing gloves. Another man wearing a white sleeveless shirt and white shorts stands outside the ring. In the middle ground, a crowd of seated and standing people looks toward the ring. The octagonal building in the background is the bandstand at Midland Beach. Inscription at lower edge: "The Rossow Midgets. at. Midland Beach 1924."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
|Print size||3.5 x 5.5|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
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