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Detroit, 1946-49, Rent collection
  • Marion Palfi
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Detroit, 1946-49, Rent collection, 1946–1949
  • Suffer Little Children
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.5 x 34.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 13 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Marion Palfi
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0181

Black-and-white image of run-down homes. There is a child standing in the right foreground. There are people standing in front of the houses. There is a clothes line near the center background with light-colored clothes hanging on the line.