Armored knight

Armored knight
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Title: Armored knight

Studio portrait of smiling boy with toy sword, breast plate, and plumed helmet; apparently publicity photo for toy sale at Abraham & Straus department store on Fulton Streets. Caption: "ARMORED KNIGHT: This lightweight aluminum armor, imported from Italy, comes with breast and back plates, attached by leather straps, hip guards, a plumed helmet with visor, and a sword-in-sheath that is attached by a leather belt to the wearer's waist. Armor is priced at $19.95. . . ."

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Nov. 2, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Abraham & Straus.
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: DEPT 0060