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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2013.138
People
Leonard Freed, American (Brooklyn, New York 1929 - 2006 Garrison, New York)
Title
Transvestites in dressing room at a performance of the “Cockettes”, New York City
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1971
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/349523
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on verso, l.r., in graphite: Leonard Freed
  • inscription: on verso, in graphite: LF GAY-53 / 1971 New York City, USA. 71-27-18-14 / Leonard Freed
  • stamp: on verso: VINTAGE PRINT
  • label: on verso: Magnum / Backstage at a performance of the "Cockettes" a transvestite group from California, in the Anderson Theatre in New York's East Village
Provenance
Private collection, gift; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2013
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift
Copyright
© Leonard Freed/Magnum Photos
Accession Year
2013
Object Number
2013.138
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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