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In the Line-Up Room

Artist:
Weegee (American, born Ukraine (Austria), Złoczów (Zolochiv) 1899–1968 New York)
Date:
1939
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
33.9 x 25.8 cm. (13 3/6 x 10 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.1151
Rights and Reproduction:
© Weegee / International Center of Photography.
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in blue ink on print, verso C, in circle: "CREDIT PHOTO BY // WEEGEE // THE FAMOUS"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UL, in circle: "BH 11"
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The text printed above the photograph reproduced in Naked City reads: "In the Line-Up Room // This guy killed a cop in a hold up. First he got a black eye...then the electric // chair in Sing Sing prison...."
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