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Arsenal supporter at Leeds away match, wtih team tattooed on his chest

Photograph
1979 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Black and white photograph of a man infront of a 'police control' van opening his white shirt to show names of football team tattooed in formation on his chest.


Object details
Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Gelatin-silver print
Brief description
Arsenal supporter at Leeds away match, with team tattooed on his chest, gelatin-silver print by Chris Cormack, 1979, part of the New Society/The Other Britain collection, gift of Paul Barker
Physical description
Black and white photograph of a man infront of a 'police control' van opening his white shirt to show names of football team tattooed in formation on his chest.
Dimensions
  • Height: 42cm
  • Width: 56.9cm
Style
Credit line
Given by Paul Barker
Production
The photograph was shot on assignment for New Society magazine
Bibliographic reference
Published in New Society 13.9.1979 as part of the feature 'A Quiet Day at the Match: Ian Walker went on the train to Leeds and back with Arsenal supporters. Chris Cormack took the pictures', pp.556 to 559. This photograph appears on pp.556-557, with the caption 'Fans: Leeds girl supporters (above) and a Scotsman with the entire Arsenal team tattooed on his chest (left)'.
Collection
Accession number
E.56-2006

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Record createdJuly 9, 2008
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