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Title Polar bear(s) at Brooklyn's Prospect Park Zoo (5)
Date 09/10/1938
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1940
Description Another shot of three polars bears in the cage. The big one is in the pool, intently watching something. The smaller on on the rocks has sat down, but it's paying attention to whatever the other is watching. The third polar bear, farther up the rocks, may be distracted by an itch as it appears to be scratching its head. Behind it, hidden in the "rocks", a metal access door can be seen. Also, the barkless trunk of a tree, mangled main branches spread to the sky, offers the bears something other than rocks and water to interact with.
Place Brooklyn, NY
Photographer Wade, Elton H. L.
Object Name Negative, Sheet Film
Object ID 2009.1.1009
Other number 305
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