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Blind boy who lost his arms during the war has learned to read with his lips, Rome

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

c. 1948

Artist:

Chim (David Seymour)
American, born Poland, 1911–1956

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Artist

David Seymour

Title

Blind boy who lost his arms during the war has learned to read with his lips, Rome

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1943–1956

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, upper left, in graphite: "DAVID SEYMOUR"; inscribed or signed verso, on mount, center, in graphite: "David Seymour"

Dimensions

34.6 × 27.1 cm (image/paper); 45.7 × 35.6 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Peabody Fund

Reference Number

1957.237

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