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untitled (Marguerite C. Oswald)
  • Diane Arbus
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • untitled (Marguerite C. Oswald), 1964
  • contact sheet for "Lee Oswalds's Letters To His Mother," created for Esquire magazine, May 1964
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20.3 x 25.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0945

Thirty frames in five strips of negatives. Twenty eight depict an elderly female figure (identified as Mrs. Oswald) at bust-length. Two depict an adult male standing with a young girl facing seated figures.