Vintage Photograph Shows a Busy Central Park Lake in the Summer of 1942

Central Park Lake, 1942
Central Park Lake, 1942
Photo: OldSchoolCool

Snapped by photojournalist Marjory Collins in September of 1942, this great vintage photograph shows a busy Central Park lake filled with rowboats. Also captured in the foreground of the shot is a couple watching the activity on the lake from the "Rock With a View". Here is a Google StreetView of approximately the same vantage point today:

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