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CRIME PHOTOGRAPHY

<CRIME--homicide--robbery--rape--burglary--riot--arson--treason--bootlegging--smuggling--kidnapping--narcotics trafficing>

 

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General Scene In Front Of House 
Where Bandit, George McGuire,  Was Shot.
189-16th Street, Brooklyn, New York

8 x 9 1/2 inch Silver Print
Annotations in pencil on the verso
May, 1932
$65.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Exterior Of Building Where Roderick Roberts 
Was Shot and Killed
339 Bridge Street, Brooklyn, New York

8 x 9 1/2 inch Silver Print Marked For Publication
Annotations in pencil on the verso. 
Picture caption from newspaper attached.
February 29, 1932
$85.00

 

 

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Dieters, Believed Suicide, Returns To Face Grand Jury & Tell Story

Underwood & Underwood
6 1/2 X 8 1/2 inch silver print, 1923
Slug attached
$150.00

 

 

 

 

CRIME RELATED NEWS PHOTOGRAPHS

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Mother Held In Baby Death Plunge,
Los Angeles

Press Association Inc.
6 3/4 X 10 1/2 inch silver print,
tear in right corner
$350.00


 

 

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Alleged Leader Of Omaha Mob Wounded In Fight For Negro

Underwood & Underwood
6 X 8 inches
Slug attached
$75.00

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Former School Grid Star, Confessed Stickup Man And Alleged Slayer

Underwood & Underwood
6 1/2 X 8 1/2 inch silver print, 1923
Slug attached
$125.00

 

 

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Crowd In Front Of Building,  
348 East 77th Street, 
Where Catherine Gore Was Slain

Anonymous News Photograph
Silver Print
8 X 10 inches
Marked For Publication
$65.00

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Flings Baby Off Bridge  & Then Leaps To Own Death

Wide World Photos
Silver Print, 1932
7 X 9 inches
Slug attached
$175.00


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Wedding Plans Halted By Charge Of Burglary

Underwood & Underwood
8 X 10 inch silver print, 1925
Slug attached
$75.00


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Rector Killed By 4 Shots..Younger Priest Is Held

Underwood & Underwood
8 X 10 inch silver print, 1923
Slug attached
$50.00

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Case No. 6295, Operation of 6 Illicit Distilleries

Anonymous
10 1/4 X 13 1/2 inch Silver Print
Synopsis and pictures relating to the case
$250.00

 

 

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Narcotics Plant

Anonymous
11 X 14 inch Silver Print
$350.00

 

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Case No. 6007-M, Conspiracy

Anonymous
10 1/4 X 13 1/2 inch Silver Print
$250.00

 

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Police Department, City Of New York.  Mug Shot, Francis A. Dee, Grand Larceny.  1914.  3 x 5 1/4 inches.  $35.00

 

  Bureau Of Identification, Department Of Police, San Francisco.  Mug Shot, John Harris, Fugitive.   1917.  5 1/2 x 6  inches.  $50.00
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Mug Shot Photograph. 1898. Pittsburgh PA.  Bureau of Police. 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches John Soyak, Murderer.  Born in Hungary.  All information including Bertillion Measurements are given on the back.  $50.00   Mug Shot Photograph. 1910. Pittsburgh PA.  Bureau of Police. 3  x 5 1/4 inches Frank Concetti arrested for Larceny.  Born in Italy.  All information including Bertillion Measurements are given on the back.   $50.00

 

FRENCH CRIME PHOTOGRAPHS
Taken by Dupuy & Cie

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Louis Cheraulaz, Escaped Murderer

3 1/2 X 4 1/2  inch silver print
Marked for publication
$400.00

 

 

Paul Eckel, Found Assassinated

5 X 7 inch silver print
Marked for publication, 1932
$600.00

 

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Auguste Marizy, Swindler & Burglar

3 1/2 X 5 1/4 inch silver print
Marked for publication, 1928
$350.00

 

 

Maille, Swindler

3 3/4 X 5 3/4 inch silver print, 1928
Marked for publication

$600.00

 

 

 

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