The Old Print Shop

Racing at Brighton Beach, Coney Island.

  • ARTIST: Paul Frenzeny

  • PUBLISHER: Harper's Weekly, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving with modern handcoloring,

    DATE: 1882.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 9 1/16 x 13 7/16" (230 x 343 mm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: The Brighton Beach Racetrack was built by William A. Engeman in 1879 and immediately became an important center for thoroughbred horse racing. This print is a nice composition of three different views of the track.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.

  • REFERENCE: September 30, 1882.