Woman who jumped to her death with hypodermic syringe in her hand is searched by a policeman in morgue; all police must take their turn at this kind of work; 9th Police Precinct, Homicide Task Force under Detective Sgt. Gerald Mc Queen(the real Kojak), New York City

Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006



Gelatin silver print

Image: 6 5/16 × 9 5/16 in. (16 × 23.6 cm)

Sheet: 8 × 9 15/16 in. (20.3 × 25.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Kate and Bart Osman, Class of 1990, Tuck 1996



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: LF-PW-178.02 / 4000; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: Book: Police work / 1978 NEW YORK CITY – USA; numbered, on reverse, in black ink, center: 78-9-35-13; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, center: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum


Kate and Bart Osman, Greenwich, Connecticut; given to present collection, 2013.

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