Homicide in the Garage of a Lavish Apartment Building

Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006

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1967

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 6 5/16 × 9 5/8 in. (16 × 24.5 cm)

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

2014.107.10

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, titled & dated on verso with various agency stamps and annotations. Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: LF-PW-057.04; inscribed, on reverse, in black ink, upper left: LAW ENFORCEMENT - CRIME; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: Book: “Police Work”; dated, on reverse, in graphite, upper center: 1972 [underlined]; inscribed, on reverse, in black ink, upper right: IN A HARLEM GARAGE UNDER A VERY / EXPENSIVE APT. BLDG., A MAN IS FOUND / SHOT THROUGH THE HEAD X2 AT / PT. BLANK RANGE. POLICE THINK HE KNEW / HIS MURDERERS & THAT THEY HAD / GOOD REASON TO KILL HIM.; inscribed, on reverse, in blue ink, lower right: CAM / JUNE / P. E / PIC 4 [circled]; numbered, on reverse, in black ink, lower right: 72-19-20-24; inscribed, on reverse, in blue ink, lower left: 72.19.20/24; stamped, on reverse, in blue ink, lower right: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower right: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; label, on reverse, printed, left facing left: Magnum Photos Inc. (c) 1972 Leonard Freed / [barcode] / NY, NY. 1972. In a Harlem garage under a very / expensive apt. bldg., a man is found shot through / the head two times at point blank range.; label, on reverse, printed, upper center: Law Enforcement / PEOPLE DEAD & INJURED / (VICTIMS); label, on reverse, printed, center: NOTICE [underlined] / Photographs must be credited to the photographer and / MAGNUM PHOTOS. Photographs may not be cropped / or altered in any way without prior written approval by / MAGNUM PHOTOS. Photographs consigned by / MAGNUM PHOTOS for your possible use may not be / scanned without the express written permission of / MAGNUM PHOTOS. / VIOLATION OF THESE POLICIES WILL RESULT IN / FINES AT A MINIMUM OF 100% OF THE USAGE FEE.; label, on reverse, printed, center right: c [encircled] Leonard Freed / Magnum Photos Inc.; several other numbers and stamps

Course History

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant-Garde, Andrew McCann, Winter 2019

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant Garde, Andrew McCann, Winter 2020

Provenance

Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; lent to present collection, 2014; Kate and Bart Osman, Greenwich, Connecticut, given to present collection, 2014.

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