Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: LFVNM-03; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, center left: UNIQUE; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, center left: 70-23-12-6; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper right facing left: 6000; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, center left: VINTAGE PRINT; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower left: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; label, on reverse, upper right: Law Enforcement / POLICE WEAPONS & HOLDS; label, on reverse, printed, center right: MAGNUM [logo] / 72 West 45 Street, New York, New York 10036 / c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum [stamped, in purple ink] USA / 1970 [in graphite] / City police of Washington D.C. equipped with gas masks and pistols for tear gas ready for action at a demonstration in Washington D.C. / 020 [stroke through]-23-12-6; several other labels and numbers
SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015
Ellen and Scott Osman and thier children Jake and Lily Osman, New York; given to the present collection, 2013.
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