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baby cage, 1937 (old photos of London)
Baby Cage Window, 1937 This seems quite messed up now.... wow!
Baby cages used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, ca. 1937
Imagine the response to this today! “Lady, is this your litter?” The park baby cage (1969)
"Pinheads" Carte de visite, ca. 1865. Pinheads were microcephalic people who were often placed in freak shows and dressed as adult babies. Was this better than an asylum at the time?
Cherokee mother and child
From the collection of 'smokeylace' on flickr. [Some things were never easy, including studio pictures of babies. Poor baby, poor mama, poor photographer!]
1900-1910. walker evans archive.
Unwanted babies for sale in 1940's Italy.
First Test Tube Baby - 1978