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Tower of Abandon.
18th c French Baroque Sculpture

FRENCH Anonymous ()
c. 1700-1799
18th c
Baroque
mdc03009
Newborns could be left in these devices. This one was outside the orphanage or Hopital des Uzes in Grasse. They were outlawed in Paris in 1861 because many felt it made it too easy to abandon children.

Caption: FRENCH | Tower of Abandon. | | French | Baroque

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