Arrested Fugitive

Arrested Fugitive

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Description (Brief)
Black and white photograph taken by J. Ross Baughman of a man kneeling on a floral couch cushion with his hands behind him in hand cuffs. Another man stands in front of him wearing a long black coat looking at a piece of paper held in his hands. Another man stands behind the kneeling man with a gun in a hip hostler writing on a small notepad. The number "5" is visible on the wall behind the men. Writing on the back says "From the portfolio Certain Positions of Influence. 'Arrested Fugitive' Bronx, NY, 1984. New York State undercover parole officers read the Miranda Rights to a drug dealer after a midnight raid. [On assignment for LIFE magazine]". J. Ross Baughman's signature on the back of the photograph.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
date made
1984
maker
Baughman, J. Ross
place made
United States: New York, Bronx
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
2010.0231.19
catalog number
2010.0231.19
accession number
2010.0231
Credit Line
Gift of J. Ross Baughman
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National Museum of American History
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