THE BRIGHTON BEACH FAIR GROUNDS, CONEY ISLAND.

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Paul Frenzeny

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The Brighton Beach Fair Grounds, Coney Island.

Wood engraving with modern handcoloring, 1879.
Image size 9 1/8 x 13 3/8".
Good condition with modern hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 7145
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published in Harper's Weekly,
Brighton Beach was initially developed by William A. Engeman. He built this racetrack which opened in 1879 just north of Brighton Beach Avenue. It immediately became New York's most popular site for horse racing. The track closed in 1908. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Horses - Sporting & Racing , Racing

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