This photograph comes from the William Koch glass negatives collection comprised of 66 photographs from about 1890 to right around 1925. William “Billy” Koch was an amateur photographer in Brooklyn and owned a tavern named Billy Cook’s Saloon in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn. His photographs display houses, farms, and street scenes, as well as informal portraits of groups and individuals outdoors. You can see more photographs from this collection, including two additional photographs of the hunters, on our online image gallery.
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