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Crying Landlord, New York Apartment House Fire
  • Weegee
    born: Zloczów, Austria-Hungary (present-day Zolochiv, Ukraine) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Crying Landlord, New York Apartment House Fire, circa 1940
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.4 x 34.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 13 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0076

Black-and-white image of a policeman in profile grasping the arm of an elderly man who is wearing a white tank top and pants with an undone belt. There is a shirtless man standing in the right background.