Elliott Erwitt was one of the first wave of American’s to join Magnum Photos. The son of Russian emigre’s, who had already lived in Milan and Paris before moving to the US in 1939. he had first taken up photography while living in Los Angeles. One of Erwitt’s most iconic images, it encapsulates his gentle humour, the photographer literally getting down to street level to capture the tiny chihuahua, in its tiny knitted jumper, alongside the giant feet of its female owner.

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