Woman Found Hammered to Death in Bed, Hands Cut with a Razor by her Common-Law Husband, Harlem, New York City

Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006

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1972

Gelatin silver print

Image: 6 3/8 × 9 1/2 in. (16.2 × 24.1 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/16 × 10 in. (20.4 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jaime Osman Handwerker and Haim Handwerker

2013.85.13

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower center: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: LF-PW-179.04 / 5000; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: 1972 NEW YORK CITY. USA. / BOOK PROJECT: “Police Work”; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper center: LAW: 06; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: Violence M1604; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, lower center: 72-19-52-16A; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower center: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower center: VINTAGE PRINT; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower right facing right: : MAGNUM / PHOTO LIBRARY PRINT / NEW YORK / LOG REF. / TO BE RETURNED.; label, on reverse, printed, upper center facing up: Magnum Cons #84761 / Evie McKenna; several other numbers

Provenance

Jaime Osman Handwerker and Haim Handwerker, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2013.

Old Number

LF-PW-179.04

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