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on verso, by unknown hand, top left corner in black ink: #28; across top in graphite: [underlined twice in black ink: Hungary]: Seym. Children; top right stamped in blue ink: #28; upper left in red pencil: 56; upper left stamped in black ink: HISTORICAL / CHILDREN; upper center typed in black ink on white paper: EUROPE'S CHILDREN/Hungary DELINQUENCY / 4-94: in the children's detention room of the / policewomen's headquarters in Budapest, a boy in / blankets waits while his clothes are de-loused. / Another boy brought in from the streets on a petty / offence, plays ball.; center in black ink: Y-94; lower center stamped in blue ink inside rectangle: PLEASE CREDIT / [line] / DAVID SEYMOUR-MAGNUM / [line] / MAGNUM PHOTOS INC. / 55 West [8 crossed out in blue ink with 45]th Street / New York [11 crossed out in blue ink with 9], N.Y.; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right in graphite: 2003.44.11


David Seymour/Magnum Photos Inc., New York; Eileen Shneiderman, sister of the artist, 1956; Ben Shneiderman, Washington, DC; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2003; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History

Reflections from the Heart: Photographs by David Seymour, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 18 – June 4, 2006; Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, September 11 – December 10, 2006; George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, January 20 – April 22, 2007

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