Italy, Niche Children

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Italy, Niche Children, October 11, 1948

Gelatin silver print
10 x 2 1/4 in.
Gift of Irving Penn, 1997.25.48

SERIES VII: STREET AND TRAVEL (RESTRICTED)
Italy, niche children, for Vogue feature "Italy: Shoeshine Children: In a Country Where Art Is Everywhere and Children Sometimes Stand Waiting in Niches Empty Now of Statues," published May 1949, job no. 16470P. 10 in. high strip of gelatin silver contact sheet of 2 1/4 in. negatives, with some images cut out.