The Press: New Forms of Life

The September issue of Life bears on its cover a caricature mask of Franklin Delano Roosevelt affixed to the sitting body of a boy doll. Between the doll's outspread feet is a pie, upon which rests what might be an apple or a tomato. Caption: "Let's See What a Good Boy Am I."

Most striking is the life-like perspective of the group. The pie looks really edible. The doll's hands look as if they could be grasped. Reason for this is that the design was not a painting but a color photograph of the...

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