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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Gordon W. Gahan, American (New York, New York 1945 - 1984 St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands)
Injured at World's Fair: New York: - Robert P. Mackey, vice president of the Belgian Village at the New York World's Fair, displays bandage covering an injury he says he received when he was beaten up by Fair police while trying to break up a brawl May 9th. Mackey said, May 11th, he and the exhibit's president, Robert Straile, were assaulted by Pinkerton Guards during a scuffle involving two of the guards and four unidentified men. Mackey was hospitalized as a result of the brawl.
Work Type
May 1965
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York City
Physical Descriptions
Gelatin silver print
25.6 x 19.9 cm (10 1/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
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Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Robinson
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Exhibition History

World’s Fairs, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 05/10/2015

Subjects and Contexts

Gordon Ward Gahan Collection

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