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In The Surf, Manhattan Beach, Coney Island, U. S. A.
1889
Underwood & Underwood
USA: New York, New York
Stereocard
overall: 3-1/2"h x 7"w x 1/4"d
Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection, Gift of Thomas Garrett
2010.055.273

Sepia-tone stereocard photograph of beachgoers in Manhattan. Title is stamped in black at the bottom and reads "In the Surf, Manhattan Beach, Coney Island, U. S. A." Mounted on tan card. Double image of beachgoers at the surf of Manhattan Beach on Coney Island, New York. Waves can be seen in the background. People in swim attire wade and swim in the water. A woman in a light-colored swimsuit stand in the foreground looking out at the water. Stamped in black on the ends of the card "Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers, / New York, N.Y." and "Sold only by Underwood & Underwood / New York, London, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Kansas." Stamped in black at the bottom "Copyright, 1889, by Underwood & Underwood." Stamped in black on the back of the card is the title "In the Surf, Manhattan Beach, U. S. A." translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish, and Russian.



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