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Child in a hospital bed

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Object:Child in a hospital bed
Description:Portrait of a ten- to twelve-year-old child lying in a hospital bed. Only its shaved head and right hand on the sheet are visible, the rest of the body is covered by sheets and blankets. Two large cushions enable the child to look into the camera. The bed is situated under a window, in front of a radiator. A paper or magazine is spread across the bedside table on the right margin.
Date:Not before 1920, Not after 1940
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Type:Photographic plate
Creator:Grdijan, Svetozar (probably)
Dimensions:Negative: 90mm x 130mm
Keywords:750 Sickness
750 Sickness > 758 Medical Care
850 Infancy and Childhood > 855 Child Care
Copyright:Photoarchive Borba
Archive:Borba fotodokumentacija, Belgrade (Collection Vreme), Inv. No.: Borba0042
Editors:Milanka Matić, Nataša Mišković