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The Brooklyn beauties at the seashore in 1900

June 17, 2019

I’m not sure which Brooklyn beach this is—Brighton? Coney Island?

Wherever we are, it’s clear that this tight circle of ladies in their summer frocks and elaborate hats appears to be enjoying the seashore. So is the next group, a coed clique with two men wearing what look like dark hats and suits!

[Bettman-Corbis, 1900]