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Woman being photographed

Date ca. 1986
Location Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States
Dimensions Image: 12 15/16 x 19 3/16 in. (32.9 x 48.7 cm)
Paper: 16 x 19 15/16 in. (40.6 x 50.6 cm)
Mount (with mat): 28 11/16 x 24 7/16 in. (72.9 x 62.1 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

In a police station in Philadelphia, a woman with black eyes and broken ribs is photographed. The campaign to end violence against women has pushed the legal system to stop trivializing the crime and ignoring the evidence.

Credit line

Gift of the Gang Family Fund, 2003

Feedback Accession No. 446.2003