Helen Mahoney listens to clown

Helen Mahoney listens to clown
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Title: Helen Mahoney listens to clown

Caption: "The start of another fun packed season ... Happy 11 yr. old Helen Mahoney of 6809 4th Ave., Brooklyn, listens attentively to Steeplechase Park's new midget clown, Tommy, reminisce about his circus days. the world famous amusement center has begun its 55th season and on Sat., June 2, will be host to 5,000 girl scouts for their annual outing." Closeup of clown with arm around girl wearing large Steeplechase Park tag.

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: On verso: date stamped: May 15, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; Steeplechase Park (photographer?) stamp.
Title from caption printed in pencil on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Clowns
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 0266