Tag Archives: Spanish Civil War

Chess (1930s-1940s)

Martin Munkacsi, [People playing chess], 1930s (2007.110.1722) Robert Capa, [Soldiers playing chess behind the Republican lines, Madrid], November – December 1936 (2622.1992) Margaret Bourke-White, Foreign refugees living in old factories in Strašnice – part of Prague, 1938 (1659.2005) Weegee, [Imperial … Continue reading

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“Gerda Taro – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”

Unidentified Photographer, Gerda Taro, Guadalajara Front, July 1937 Gerta Pohorylle, aka Gerda Taro, was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on August 1, 1910. After attending the Königin-Charlotte Realschule in Stuttgart, the Internat Villa Florissant in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Höhere Handelsschule (Business … Continue reading

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Female Fotographer Fridays: Gerda Taro – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Unidentified Photographer, Gerda Taro, Guadalajara Front, July 1937 Gerta Pohorylle, aka Gerda Taro, was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on August 1, 1910. After attending the Königin-Charlotte Realschule in Stuttgart, the Internat Villa Florissant in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Höhere Handelsschule (Business … Continue reading

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Man’s Best Friend

Robert Capa, [Sitting volunteer and dog, farewell ceremony for the International Brigades, Les Masies, Spain], October 25, 1938 One day, while sorting through some boxes of Robert Capa’s photographs of the Spanish Civil WarI came across an image of a … Continue reading

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Preview the Mexican Suitcase

One of three boxes containing negatives by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and Chim (David Seymour). © International Center of Photography Robert Capa, [Battle of Teruel, Spain], December 1937 Gerda Taro, [Second International Congress for the Defense of Culture, Valencia, Spain], … Continue reading

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Centennial of Gerda Taro’s Birth, August 1, 1910

Unidentified Photographer, [Gerda Taro, Guadalajara, Spain], 1937 Gerda Taro, [Republican militiawoman training on the beach, outside Barcelona], August 1936 Gerda Taro, [Republican soldier playing the bugle, Valencia, Spain], March 1937 Gerda Taro, [Two Republican soldiers with a soldier on a … Continue reading

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