August 11th, 1866~ First public roller skating rink in US opens

Children Rollerskating by William J. Glackens

c.1912-14 / Oil on canvas / 23 3/4”x17 15/16” / Brooklyn Museum, New York

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See also: Skating Rink, New York City by William J. Glackens~
https://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/59876.html

Previous August 11 posts:

Self Portraits~August 11

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/11~