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Weegee (American, 1899–1968)
LOT ID: 82369
NYC Riots, 1943

Silver Print, gelatin silver print
7.25 х 9 in. (18.42 x 22.86 cm.)
Unsigned, stamped, inscribed, Weegee & Culver Pictures credit stamped on verso. Titled in green pen on verso. Captioned in pencil on verso, "Prisoners leaving 94th Madison Ave Armory for court". Typed caption from original newspaper clipping adhered to verso, "A mixed crowd of whites and Negroes, obviously good-natured, looks on as police load prisoners into patrol wagons outside the Armory at 94th St and Madison Ave for arraignment in court. Wagons made continuous round trips, loaded to capacity each time. Most prisoners were submissive after arrest, though many resisted officers at first." Date stamped on verso, "Aug 3 1943". Archive number stamped on verso.
Print/Casting Year 1943
Lot description
An original vintage gelatin silver press photograph by Weegee documenting a New York crowd watching prisoners being transported to court.

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