Coney Island, in Luna Park (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.


Coney Island, in Luna Park


[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]


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



Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.

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,


General information about the Bain Collection is available at


Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):


Call Number: LC-B2- 2240-13



  • Harry Angstrom 7y

    This is before the fire, see other photos tagged "Luna Park" to see after the fire.
  • Noobie Reign 6y

    such a FAR cry from today....geeez..

    So great
  • goss.derek 5y

    If there is no known restrictions on publication, then why can't I send this photo to my printer. Nice picture though. I have never been to this place, though wouldn't it be neat to have a time machine and go for a walk around with shorts and a t-shirt, earphones and an mp3 player, modern sneakers on. The extremely overdressed people of 1910 would probably call for a police officer to arrest the near naked person wearing one layer of clothing (bare arms and legs!) instead of a monstrous dress and breath taking corset, or a t-shirt, dress shirt, vest, suit coat and top hat that the ultra uptight people of 100 years ago wore to hide did the human race not grind to a halt with people so uptight about bare anything? I'd love to know how such prudish behavior became the normal way to dress. Just the same, I'm glad we don't dress in four layers of hot dark colored wool clothing as summer day acceptable attire...
  • Kristi (LOC P&P) 5y


    You should be able to print this image (as well as download it to your own computer). If you are still having trouble printing from this Flickr record, you could try printing this photograph from the Library of Congress website in the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog. Here is a direct link which may help (and is the same as the Persistent URL in the Flickr record above):
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