[Charles (Karl) Blieffert photograph album]

[Charles (Karl) Blieffert photograph album]
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Title: [Charles (Karl) Blieffert photograph album]

The Charles (Karl) Blieffert photograph album dates from 1908 to 1917 and includes 249 black and white photographs of young friends of Charles Blieffert in the Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay, and Brighton Beach neighborhoods of Brooklyn. The photographs show bathing fashion, boat rides, dinner parties, and other social gatherings. Highlights include a shot of the Knickerbocker Field Club (1917), a dead shark being pulled from the water (1916), the Blieffert family home at 18th Avenue near Gravesend Avenue, and a clam bake at Felton's. Many of the photographs are dated and identified with handwritten information on the verso.

Date: 1912 ca.
Location: Brighton Beach (New York, N.Y.)
Broooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)
Knickerbocker Field Club
Creator: Blieffert, Charles, 1891-1984
Collection: Charles (Karl) Blieffert photograph album
Subject: Beaches
Social life & customs
Clothing & dress
Bathing suits
Dinner parties
Fishing boats
Blieffert, Charles, 1891-1984
Frappier, Mark
Institution: Brooklyn Historical Society
Medium: Photograph albums
ID: 2015.010.1