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Straight from the baby’s mouth


Lenka Clayton 63_objects book

From the time when her son was 11 months old until he turned 18 months Lenka Clayton extracted 64 objects from his mouth.

63 of them are represented in this brilliant visual catalog, 63 Objects Taken from My Son’s Mouth.

The one item not included is a sachet of rat poison that her son put in his mouth at 11 months. That object was flushed down the toilet while mom was in a panic. 

Lenka Clayton 63_objects


Lenka Clayton 63_objects illus


63 Objects Taken from My Son’s Mouth, 2014. 

Designed by MASS MoCA’s Director of Design; Brett Yasko, with color photographs by Tom Little. Letterpress cover by Third Termite.

Each book is hand-numbered and signed, with a unique letterpress vintage construction paper cover designed to gently fade with time.

Photos by Tom Little, book design by Brett Yasko,

Edition of 100. $30

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