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New York City, 1948 ("The loveless life leads him to mental illness." Marion Palfi)
  • Marion Palfi
    1907–1978
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • New York City, 1948 ("The loveless life leads him to mental illness." Marion Palfi), 1948
  • Grief
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.5 x 26.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 9/16 x 10 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Marion Palfi
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0172
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Black-and-white image of a young child wearing cloth diaper, seated in a small chair. Their body is facing the viewer. In the background is another child sitting in a highchair.