Study in savagery

Study in savagery
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Title: Study in savagery

Two adolescent boys, arrested for "thrill kill" of a homeless man in Williamsburg, seated at table in precinct house. Caption: "STUDY IN SAVAGERY: Manacled to chairs in Bedford Ave. stationhouse, Melvin Mittman and Jack Koslow present picture of contrast as their eyes mirror personalities. Mittman, 'muscle' of the gang, is calm, sullen, untalkative. Koslow, 'brains' of the group, is haughty, volatile and, at this point, confused."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Aug. 19, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; "Eagle photo."
Retouched ; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Crime
Subject: Teenage boys
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: CRIM 0159