Image ID
DN-0000411
Headline
August Rosengard, one-legged burglar
Date Depicted
April 21, 1903
Date Created
April 21, 1903
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0000411, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
4110
Max Pixels - Width
2956
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
Amputees
Burglars
Artificial limbs
Prosthesis
Criminals
Illinois
1900-1909
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Portraits
Chicago
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
DN-0000411.tif
august rosengard one legged burglar

Full-length portrait of August Rosengard, who wore a wooden leg, sitting in a chair with his legs towards the camera on April 21, 1903. During a burglary, Mr. Rosengard's wooden leg left a footprint which was used as evidence to link him to the crime.

Full-length portrait of August Rosengard, who wore a wooden leg, sitting in a chair with his legs towards the camera on April 21, 1903. During a burglary, Mr. Rosengard's wooden leg left a footprint which was used as evidence to link him to the crime.

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