Paul Frecker
Fine Photographs


Baby under a net canopy II
Flickinger, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
silver print

A matt silver print showing a baby in a white coffin lying inside a 'chapelle blanche' [English: white chapel], a makeshift structure intended to create a semi-sacred space within the family home where the body of the recently departed could be visited and viewed.

Photographed by Flickinger of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

The print measures 3.9" by 5.9" ( 9.9 cm by 15 cm) and is mounted on a slightly larger piece of dark brown Bristol board,

code: pm0196
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