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Title Polar bear(s) at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Zoo (3)
Date 09/10/1938
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1940
Description Polar bears at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Zoo. In the pool in the foreground a large polar bear rears up onto its hind legs. Water from the pool pours off the bear's limbs. He may be trying to get a better look at the audience. Behind him there are two other bears, one right on the water line and another further up the rocky incline that lines the back of their cage.
Place Brooklyn, NY
Photographer Wade, Elton H. L.
Object Name Negative, Sheet Film
Object ID 2009.1.1005
Other number 303
Film Size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Subjects Polar bears
Ponds
Pools
Prospect Park Zoo (Brooklyn, NY)
Zoo animals
Zoological gardens
Zoos
Search Terms Prospect Park Zoo (Brooklyn, NY)
Orig/copy Original
Copyright Franklin Township Public Library
Collection Elton H. L. Wade Photograph Collection