Press: Big as Life

Exhilarated last week by news that a Mrs. Lawrence Eugene Quinn had given birth to a 14 lb. 7 oz. boy—a San Francisco record—the editors of the San Francisco Call-Bulletin rushed a cameraman to the hospital, snapped Lawrence Eugene Quinn Jr., splashed the result down the entire first page of their second news section (see cut), believed they had printed the first full-length, life-size portrait of a human being ever to appear in a newspaper.

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