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Trampled to Death on Pier after Panic on an Excursion Boat, New York
  • Weegee
    1899–1968
    born: Zloczów, Austria-Hungary (present-day Zolochiv, Ukraine) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Trampled to Death on Pier after Panic on an Excursion Boat, New York, circa 1940
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27 x 33.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 5/8 x 13 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0079
Description
Exhibitions

Three figures, a policeman and two African American men, looking at a covered body on a pier. In the background is a body of water, a pier, and a ridge with trees.