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Title [Acrobats, clowns, and jugglers at Midland Beach]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1924
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Three original B&W prints, mounted on a page in photograph album X17.0003; the album contains photographs of Midland Beach, Staten Island, and is associated with Henry Johnk. Three views of circus performers on a boardwalk. Each photo shows a crowd of spectators in the middle ground, and water in the background. From left to right, photo X17.0003.02.A shows two men wearing knee-length pants, white shirts, vests, and caps; one man is doing a handstand on the other man's head. Photo X17.0003.02.B shows three men dressed as clowns. Photo X17.0003.02.C shows two men wearing costumes similar to those in X17.0003.02.A; one man is standing on his head on top of the other man's head; a third person's hands are visible at far left; all three are juggling rings.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.125 x 2.25
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1924
Subjects Beaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X17.0003.02.A-C
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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