The photographs of Elliot Erwitt
'New York City, 1975'
'New York City, 1975'
Erwitt says, "This picture took quite a while to come together. It's in Coney Island. The problem was to get a bird looking in the right direction and the airplane in the right position. Luckily, it was a flyway, so there were many planes landing. But the birds were less cooperative."
(Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos)
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