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Mrs. Marguerite C. Oswald, mother of Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Diane Arbus
    1923–1971
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Mrs. Marguerite C. Oswald, mother of Lee Harvey Oswald, 1964
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.2 x 18.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/8 x 7 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0230
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Black-and-white frontal view of a woman sitting in a chair (identified as Mrs. Marguerite Oswald). She is wearing dark-rimmed glasses and a necklce with a circular pendant. She is holding a large purse in her proper left hand. Her legs are crossed.