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“Drowning World”

Gideon Mendel, Chinta and Samundri Davi, Salempur village near Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, from the “Drowning World” series, August 2007 (2013.32.1) Gideon Mendel, Hakam Zadi, Manghal Khan, Brohi village, Sind province, Pakistan, from the “Drowning World” series, September 2010, (2013.87.5) Gideon … Continue reading

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Water is Life: World Water Day

Martin Munkacsi, [Man inspecting water container, Rio de Janeiro], ca. 1932 (2007.110.556) Margaret Bourke-White, [Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal at his desk drinking boiled water from bottle while reporting on severe flooding], 1937 (1649.2005) George Rodger, Searching for … Continue reading

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Fazal Sheikh: The Victor Weeps

Fazal Sheikh, Child killed in Soviet bombardment, Afghan refugee village, Ghazi, Northwestern Frontier Province, Pakistan, 1997 There is no light in the eyes of a childless man. Fazal Sheikh, Haji Qiamuddin holding a photograph of his brother, Asamuddin, Afghan refugee … Continue reading

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