Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2013.150
People
Leonard Freed, American (Brooklyn, New York 1929 - 2006 Garrison, New York)
Title
Suspects checked for possession of guns
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1976
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/349581
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on verso, l.l., in graphite: Leonard Freed
  • inscription: on verso, in graphite: Leonard Freed / "Police Work" / 1972 New York City, USA. / A Police raid in a "shooting gallery" where drug addicts get together to shoot up -- place is a ruined bldg. taken over by addicts and pushers. Harlem, NYC.
  • stamp: on verso: copyright Leonard Freed - Magnum
  • stamp and inscription: on verso: VINTAGE PRINT / 72-19-49-31A
  • stamp: on verso, in red ink: Photograph by Leonard Freed / Copyright Magnum Photos
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
2013.150
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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