Jun 11, 2020 - Sale 2536

Sale 2536 - Lot 81

Price Realized: $ 1,500
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Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(CRIME--CHICAGO GANG VIOLENCE)
Two photographs depicting the aftermath of the bloody St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets slightly larger, each with a news agency hand stamp on verso, and accompanied by detached mimeographed caption labels. 1929; one printed 1931

WITH--A portrait of Bryan Bolton, arrested for participation in the 1929 murders. Silver copy print, the image measuring 6 1/2x4 5/8 inches (16.5x11.7 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with an Associated Press hand stamp and an affixed mimeographed caption label, on verso. 1935