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Photograph - Arsenal supporter at Leeds away match, wtih team tattooed on his chest
  • Arsenal supporter at Leeds away match, wtih team tattooed on his chest
    Cormack, Chris
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Arsenal supporter at Leeds away match, wtih team tattooed on his chest

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Leeds (photographed)

  • Date:

    1979 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cormack, Chris (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Paul Barker

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 1027, box C

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.

Place of Origin

Leeds (photographed)


1979 (photographed)


Cormack, Chris (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print


Height: 42 cm, Width: 56.9 cm

Descriptive line

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

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

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)'.

Production Note

The photograph was shot on assignment for New Society magazine




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