Billy Goat Mandy & Cannon Ball Richards

Billy Goat Mandy & Cannon Ball Richards
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Title: Billy Goat Mandy & Cannon Ball Richards

Man wearing jacket and tie hitting man wearing undershirt in the stomach with a sledge hammer at Coney Island sideshow.

Date: [195-?]
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: On verso: "Billy Goat Mandy (Jim): hardest head; breaks rocks & can be hit over head with solid planks; Cannon Ball Richards (Frank): catches cannon ball in stomach."
Title from inscription on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Human curiosities
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 0249