Community Service Society Photographs

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Family With "Friendly Visitor"

Family With "Friendly Visitor"
CSS Description
The white strip down the center of this photo is not a defect. The twin the nurse is holding has bare legs and head, and if you look closely you can see the mother is (with notable lack of enthusiasm) removing the swaddling clothes from the bonneted twin in her lap.)
Item Information
Title
Family With "Friendly Visitor"
Date
between 1879 and 1950
Date Note
Date based on the date range (1879-1950) of the photographic portion of the Community Service Society Collection.
Item Number
51
Photograph Number
1638
Format
photographs
Places
New York (N.Y.)
Topics
Women; Twins; Interiors; Nurses; Mothers; House furnishings; Girls; Children; Boys; Babies
Creators
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Box and Folder Number
12: 100
CSS Description
The white strip down the center of this photo is not a defect. The twin the nurse is holding has bare legs and head, and if you look closely you can see the mother is (with notable lack of enthusiasm) removing the swaddling clothes from the bonneted twin in her lap.)