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Details & Cataloguing

Weegee (1899 - 1968)
PORTFOLIO, 1986

Portfolio of forty-five silver prints. Each print with the Weegee collection blindstamp in the lower right margin, and 'Credit Photo by Weegee the Famous' and 'Print: Kaplan' stamps on the reverse and numbered in pencil conforming to the list of contents. With a printed title page, contents page and foreword. Cased in a grey cloth portfolio bearing a version of the 'Weegee the Famous' stamp on the cover. Ed. 2/22 + 6 Hors Serie, ed. by Louis Stettner and Wilma Wilcox.


Each sheet approx. 40.6 x 50.4 cm (16 x 20 in.)
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Provenance

Side Gallery, Newcastle

Catalogue Note

U.S. Hotel
Performers at Sammy's-on-the-Bowery, 1944-45
Bagel Man, Second Avenue, 1940
Crowd at Coney Island, July 28, 1940
Police Helping Wife of Murdered Man, 1938
Lovers on Park Bench
Peddler with Dangling Dry Goods
10 Shots, 10 Cent
Passage to Pennsylvania Hotel
Human Cannon Ball, 1952
Religious Men in Restaurant, 1943
Lovers with 3-D Glasses at the Palace Theatre (Infrared), 1943
Two Young Girls at the Palace Theatre (Infrared), 1943
Summer, The Lower East Side, 1937
Mother and Baby in front of Yiddish Theatre
Woman with Violin Rescued from Fire
Clothing Has Been Saved, 1945
Tenement Fire, Harlem 1942. Mother and daughter looking to where another daughter and her baby are trapped.
Line-Up for Night Court
Mother and Child through Broken Window, Harlem, 1939
Soldiers in front of Metropolitan Opera, 1943
Rehearsal, Metropolitan Opera, 1943
Corpse with Revolver, 1940
Top Hats at the Opera, 1943
The Critic, 1943. Mrs. Cavanaugh and friend entering the opera.
Alfred Stieglitz
Booked on Suspicion of Killing a Policeman, 1939
Teen-age Boy Arrested for Strangling a Little Girl, 1944
Burlesque Queen, Transvestite in Paddy Wagon, 1941
Joy of Living, Accident on 42nd Street and 3rd Avenue, 1946
Easter Sunday in Harlem, 1940
Simply Add Boiling Water
Two Men Covering Faces in Police Wagon
Murdered While Playing Bocci, 1938
Under the Third Avenue El, 1938
Heatspell, 1938
Transvestite in Fur Coat leaving Paddy Wagon
Sleeping Circus People, Madison Square Garden, 1944
Mending, Coney Island, 1940
The Ambulance Will Come, 1940
Last Rites
Vegetable Peddler with Horse, 1946
Little Italy, War Rally
Woman with Broken Umbrella
New Year's Eve at Sammy's-on-the-Bowery, 1943

Photographs

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