My Shadow” from A Child’s Garden of Verses (LOC)

My Shadow” from A Child’s Garden of Verses (LOC)
Image by The Library of Congress
While waiting for the set of images we’ll load next week, enjoy a little sun and sand with this photo, which was featured in our Picture This blog post, “Caught Our Eyes: Playing with Shadows.”

Frissell, Toni, 1907-1988, photographer
"My Shadow" from A Child’s Garden of Verses

1 photograph : nitrate negative.

Photograph shows a boy standing on a beach looking at his shadow.

– Title from caption in Photographs, 1933-1967 / Toni Frissell, p. 68.
– Photograph used as illustration for A Child’s Garden of Verses, Robert Louis Stevenson, photographs by Toni Frissell (1944).
– Date from publication date of A Child’s Garden of Verses.
Forms part of: Toni Frissell collection (Library of Congress).
– Image published in: Photographs, 1933-1967 / Toni Frissell. New York, New York : Doubleday, 1994, p. 68. (Call number: TR653.F75 1994).

– Boys–1940-1950.
– Shadows–1940-1950.
– Beaches–1940-1950.

– Nitrate negatives–1950-1960.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see "Toni Frissell Collection,"(

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):

Call Number: LC-F9-01-4406-043 -06