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Photograph

Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Dublin (photographed)

  • Date:

    1995 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Regan, Leo, born 1963 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Museum number:

    E.649-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case R2, shelf SH2, box X990B

Physical description

A photograph showing Gardai in Dublin pleading with a man determined to drown himself in Dublin's River Liffey.

Place of Origin

Dublin (photographed)

Date

1995 (made)

Artist/maker

Regan, Leo, born 1963 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated in ink on the back' Leo Regan 1996'
Blind stamped 'Leo Regan'

Dimensions

Height: 37.8 cm Size of image, Width: 25.7 cm Size of image, Height: 40.5 cm Size of sheet, Width: 30.5 cm Size of sheet

Object history note

Gardai plead with a man determined to drown himself in Dublin's River Liffey. After lowering himself into the river, he is hauled out and sent to a psychiatric hospital. He later apologises for all the trouble he caused.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Leo Regan, Gardai plead with a man determined to drown himself in Dublin's River Liffey, gelatin-silver print, Dublin, 1995

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin-silver

Subjects depicted

Police

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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