Jewish Children Rest on a Hike Through the Woods of Westerwald, Germany

Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006



Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 8 1/16 × 9 5/8 in. (20.5 × 24.4 cm)

Image: 6 5/16 × 9 7/16 in. (16 × 24 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

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, titled, dated with various agency stamps and annotations on verso. Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right [on label]: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: LFEUJ-17.1; inscribed, on reverse, in black ink, upper left: GEW8 1 [underlined] / Keyword PNI!!!; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: 61-2-28-38; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: 1961 WESTERWALD, WEST-GERMANY; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, center facing up: 61-2-28/38; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower left: VINTAGE PRINT; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, upper center: Photograph By / Leonard Freed / c [encircled] MAGNUM PHOTOS INC. / 15 West 46th Street, N.Y.C. 10036; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower left [on label]: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum; label, on reverse, printed, lower center: Property of: / MAGNUM PHOTOS, Inc. -- New York City / Image #: FRL-61-2-W-28/38 Year: 1961 / (PNI) Photographer: Freed, Leonard / CHILDREN, OUTDOORS: / Jewish children rest on a hike through the woods of / Westerwald, Germany, 1961. / **WARNING: COPRIGHT MATERIAL - - not for sale, licensed use only! **; label, on reverse, printed, center right facing right: [barcode] Cortex Lables, Itay / c [encircled] Leonard Freed / Magnum Photos / Jewish children in a Jewish summer camp. / No photograph or digital file may be reproduced, cropped or modified (digitally or otherwise) and its caption may not be altered without prior written / agreement from Magnum or a Magnum representative.


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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