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Full-length bronze figures of a mother, son and father. The mother and son stand together as one unit. The mother stands behind the boy and has her hands on his shoulders. She wears a white cable sweater with navy and red trim, a blue skirt and blue pumps. Over her proper right shoulder is a yellow shopping bag. The boy is playing with a dog. His proper right hand holds the dog's front feet, which lean against his proper left leg. With his proper left hand he plays with the dog's proper right ear. The boy wears a turquoise polo shirt, blue jeans and sneakers. The dog, a dachshund, has a red collar and lead. The father is in front of the mother and son and is squatting with both legs bent. He holds a camera near his face and is aiming it at the others. He wears a light blue jacket, white pants and white shoes.