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Woman with shadow of policeman

Date ca. 1986
Location Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States
Dimensions Image: 14 9/16 x 22 7/8 in. (37 x 58.1 cm)
Paper: 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)
Mount (with mat): 23 7/8 x 30 in. (60.6 x 76.2 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

A battered wife in Philadelphia complained to a police sergeant that her calls for help were rarely answered. Despite a court order to keep away, her husband had broken into her house through the font windows.

Credit line

Gift of the Gang Family Fund, 2003

Feedback Accession No. 445.2003