Midsummer Day, Bronx Park (LOC)

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Midsummer Day, Bronx Park

1911 June 23 (date created or published later by Bain)

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photograph shows girls from the Washington Irving High Schools, New York City, having a picnic at the Midsummer Day Festival which was held at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on June 23, 1911. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008 and New York Times, June 24, 1911)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).


Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.09452

Call Number: LC-B2- 2233-2

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  1. Carla216 75 months ago | reply

    This one can be dated: June 23, 1911 (notation in upper-right corner).

  2. egoodman 62 months ago | reply

    Wow, what a wonderful informal photo -- it really catches a summer moment.

  3. Sunlight416 56 months ago | reply

    Absolutely wonderful photograph!

  4. MOVED TO flickr.com/photos/underthepyramids/ 51 months ago | reply

    They look so happy !
    I "tumblred" this photograph and credited you, indeed.

    x x x

  5. Soni F ★★★ 49 months ago | reply

    Very cool, love this shot!

  6. Wystan 44 months ago | reply

    Other Bain/LOC photos taken during the Midsummer Day Festival of the girls of Washington Irving High School, on June 23, 1911 in Bronx Park [Corrected on some photos to Pelham Bay Park]:

    Story in The New York Times, June 24, 1911 [scrolling required]:

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