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Transvestite and Paddy Wagon, New York
  • Weegee
    1899–1968
    born: Zloczów, Austria-Hungary (present-day Zolochiv, Ukraine) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Transvestite and Paddy Wagon, New York, circa 1940
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.4 x 26.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0108
Description
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Black-and-white image of a figure standing in front of an open vehicle. The figure is in the center of the image, shown from the head to the ankles. The man is wearing a dress and fur coat. He is holding up the skirt to expose his legs. There are two wire mesh gates on either side of him. There is a man on the left holding his hand over his face.