Beauty and the beach

Beauty and the beach
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Title: Beauty and the beach

Two young women sitting on blanket on beach; portable ice chest and trash receptacle on left; portion of amusement park in blurry background. Caption: "Beauty and the beach--Two lovely mermaids, unmindful of the stiff breeze that tangled their tresses, prepare themselves for the first bit of sun to shine on Coney Island in many a weekend. Ann Schumann, left does the honors with the suntan lotion for beachmate Lorrie Ascher."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Kruh, Johnny, photographer.
More Details: On verso: caption stamped: Jun[e] 8, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; photographer's stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Amusement parks
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: CONE 0424