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Booked for Killing a Policeman
  • Weegee
    1899–1968
    born: Zloczów, Austria-Hungary (present-day Zolochiv, Ukraine) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Booked for Killing a Policeman, 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.3 x 28 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0129
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of three men; two with backs facing viewer and one in center facing the viewer. The man in the center has a bandage under his proper left eye, and his shirt is open exposing chest hair. There is a ruler on the wall on the right.