Chess is one of our most ancient of war and strategy games, and even though the game has roots in medieval Europe, a mid-twentieth century mother and son concentrated on a game in 1960. At least, that is what the photographer wants us to believe. Sometimes photographs, even for family use, are staged for comic effect. They certainly seem intent on a game.


  • Title: Photograph
  • Date Created: 1960
  • Location: USA
  • Subject Keywords: chess, mother, boy
  • Type: People at Play
  • Medium: photograph
  • Object ID: 112.5847

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