Dear Mr. Coney Island...
Hi there! I am sending images of a photo I purchased in an antique shop. I have been trying to identify where it was taken and when? I had guessed it is from late 1800's - early 1900's, east coast? I stumbled onto a story about Hotel Brighton and thought this might be a photo of it? Please at your convenience take a look and let me know what you think? The photo started as just a cool decoration for my home and brought so much interesting conversation that I thought I would like to visit there. Sadly if it is Hotel Brighton we can't go there but I have never been to Coney Island! Funny where life takes us. Thank you for your time.
- Leigh Roeger

Hello Leigh,
This is a photo of the Brighton Beach Hotel and the Brighton Beach Baths bathhouse (in the foreground at right). It was taken looking west from Brighton Beach and dates to between 1904 and 1910. It’s a beautiful photo!

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