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Public Enemy No. 1 by the FBI John Dillinger, The most infamous person in 1934. Four Original, unpublished glass negatives from the shooting of Chicago Robin hood John Dillinger. Chicago P.D. Envelope reads "DEAD John Dilinger Original July 1934 Chicago PD 34'" and contains four 4" x 5" glass negatives of John Dillinger just after being shot. Including a close-up of head, upper torso photographed inside the paddy wagon on scene, lower body that clearly shows toe tag that reads #116 July John Dillinger by Dist. #37 7-22-34. Also a glass negative of Dillinger surrounded by officials (which graced the front page of the Chicago American newspaper). Published photographs collaborate similar shots taken at the scene. Research suggest three of these negatives never seen by the public. New Owner receives the rights to these photographs.

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Historic Negatives of John Dillinger's capture C.P.D

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Dec 9, 2018
Ventura, CA, USA