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Photograph - A Box of Ten Photographs
  • A Box of Ten Photographs
    Arbus, Diane, born 1923 - died 1971
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A Box of Ten Photographs

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    New York (City) (photographed)

  • Date:

    1972-74 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Arbus, Diane, born 1923 - died 1971 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Agfa paper, photography

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from The Photographers Gallery Limited, London in 1974.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2A, shelf DR105, box LOANS

Physical description

photographic print on Agfa paper

Place of Origin

New York (City) (photographed)


1972-74 (printed)


Arbus, Diane, born 1923 - died 1971 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Agfa paper, photography

Marks and inscriptions

Marked with edition number


Height: 39.5 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Xmas tree in a living room, Levittown, NJ 1962', from the portfolio' A Box of Ten', by Diane Arbus.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1974

Production Note

One of ‘A Box of Ten Photographs’ by Diane Arbus, 1970. It was published after the photographer’s death by her daughter Doon Arbus and Neil Selkirk, who printed for her during her lifetime. All the prints are marked on the reverse with three stamps, and with the edition number 18/50, the title and the signature of Doon Arbus in ink. All the photographs are square format, printed in black and white on Agfa paper. The titles given here are those printed in facsimile manuscript on the overlay sheet protecting each print in the portfolio. They are Diane Arbus’s own titles. [Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1974 ]


Photographic paper






Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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