Penguins for Brooklyn

Penguins for Brooklyn
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Title: Penguins for Brooklyn

Caption: "Penguins for Brooklyn--An Abraham & Straus check for $2,500 is presented by Robert E. Blum and Walter Rothschild [holding check], vice president-secretary and president, respectively, of the Fulton Street department store, to Fairfield Osborn [holding penguin], president of the New York Zoological Garden, in payment for a colony of penguins which will take up residence in this borough on completion of the new Aquarium at Coney Island."

Date: [Brooklyn Eagle],|1954.
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Jun[e] 25, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: New York Aquarium.
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Photographic prints.
Gelatin silver 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 0026