☛ New York Journal-American photographic morgue: “Dangers of Falling”, December 8, 1951. Rec. no. NYJA000663. © The Ransom Center.
The official description goes like this:
Illustrating the dangers of taking a fall during the decorating of a Christmas tree, for an article on what not to do during the holiday season.
As the clearly-outlined shadows on the wall reveal, the photo was retouched by hand, using a white pigment.
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Previously, also from the New York Journal-American photographic morgue: