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Vandalism at St. Pats

Date 1944
Location New York United States
Dimensions Image: 10 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. (27 x 34.3 cm)
Paper: 11 3/16 x 14 in. (28.4 x 35.6 cm)
Mat: 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)
Framed: 20 11/16 x 24 11/16 in. (52.5 x 62.7 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

"Desecration of several Catholic churches over the weekend has stirred Commissioner Valentine to a general order to police to protect all churches and the offering of a $500 reward for arrest of vandals. This weekend's attacks on Catholic churches marked the first time since the present wave of desecration of synagogues and churches began the Catholic institutions have been harmed." PM Daily, February 20, 1944 (variant)


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Credit line

Bequest of Wilma Wilcox, 1993

Feedback Accession No. 16300.1993