Photograph of pocket watch with bullet hole, 1920.

Dublin Core

Title

Photograph of pocket watch with bullet hole, 1920.

Subject

Magrath, George Burgess, 1870-1938.
Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927.
Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927.
Medical jurisprudence.

Description

George B. Magrath’s reputation involved him in some of the most celebrated and notorious criminal trials of the early 20th century, and he performed an examination on Alessandro Berardelli, the guard at the Slater & Morrill Shoe Factory who, along with paymaster Frederick A. Parmenter, had been shot and killed in a robbery on April 15, 1920. Bullets, which Magrath had removed from Berardelli’s body, were identified as coming from the pistol of Nicola Sacco.

Abstract

Photograph of pocket watch with bullet hole, 1920.

Creator

Photographer unknown.

Source

Harvard Medical School. Department of Legal Medicine. Department of Legal Medicine Records, circa 1877-1967 (inclusive), 1909-1967 (bulk).

Date Created

1920

Format

image

Extent

1 glass lantern slide

Language

English

Type

image

Identifier

M-DE06, Ser. 517.

Provenance

From the Records of the Department of Legal Medicine of Harvard Medical School.

Files

0003794_ref.jpg

Citation

Photographer unknown., “Photograph of pocket watch with bullet hole, 1920.,” OnView, accessed July 15, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17784.