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Vanzetti H & R revolver, Ex. 27

Vanzetti H & R revolver, Ex. 27

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Title:
Vanzetti H & R revolver, Ex. 27
Description:
At this date screw E was level with the surrounding metal. The line G-E was at an angle of 28 1/2 degrees to the base line A-B. (Photo #1) No scratches were upon the metal surrounding screw E showing no screw driver had been used to remove screw for inserting a new hammer. Screw C was at an angle of 49 degrees to the base line A-B and level with the face of metal. Hamilton discovered this evidence that the original factory hammer had never been replaced as claimed by the Prrosecution in trial. It was very important that Hamilton should be discredited so he could be driven out of the case & defense not have his services. Therefore, during the arguments of the fifth motion (see item 7, photograph #2)
Date:
April 7, 1923
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Forensic photographs
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
MS 2030 Box 65, Folder 40: Trial exhibits: Vanzetti's revolver, ca. 1921-1923, 1924 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Aldino Felicani Sacco-Vanzetti Collection, 1915-1977
Series:
Series 9: 9: Audio-Visual, Memorabilia, Photographs and Posters, n.d., 1920-1959, 2006 Sub-series 2: Audio-Visual, Memorabilia and Photographs, n.d., 1920 - 1962
Subjects:
Handguns
Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921
Anarchists
Radicalism--United States--History--20th century
Extent:
1 photograph : print ; sheet 21 x 26 cm
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Notes (acquisition):
The Aldino Felicani Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee Records were donated to the Boston Public Library by Aneto and Arthur Felicani, March 1979.
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Call #:
MS 2030 Box 65 F40 (f)