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Recent Acquisition: Donald Unrau’s “War Story”

Donald Unrau, “War Story,” 2014 (2016.10) Donald Unrau’s “War Story” is a portfolio comprised of twenty portraits of American Vietnam Veterans. Under each image is a handwritten text, written by the subject of the portrait. The texts were written before … Continue reading

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Catherine Leroy

Catherine Leroy, Flares over the Da Nang River on the eve of the Tet Offensive, JAnuary 31st, 1968 (2011.73.6) Catherine Leroy, A North Vietnamese lieutenant and his men guard a position at the cathedral of Hue at the onset of the … Continue reading

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Around the World (alphabetically): Afghanistan

Charles Shepherd, Group of Maula Gori Afrides, Afghanistan, ca. 1867 (2007.104.3) Edward Grazda, Jalez, Afghanistan, 1982 (2012.51.3) Stephen Dupont, Man praying and reading the Koran inside the Grand Blue Mosque, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, 1993 (2012.37.5) Stephen Dupont, The Grand Buddha Cave … Continue reading

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Happy Passover from the Vishniac Archive at ICP

Roman Vishniac, [Jewish refugees from Germany leaving France for Palestine on board the S.S.Providence, Marseille Harbor], April, 1947 Roman Vishniac, [Jewish refugees from Germany leaving France for Palestine on board the S.S.Providence, Marseille Harbor], April, 1947 Happy Passover from the … Continue reading

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August 6, 1945

Carl Mydans, Hiroshima, directly after the fog cleared. Catholic Church in foreground, 1945 (1395.2005) Bernard Hoffman, [Residents wander cleared streets bisecting the ruins of buildings reduced to piles of rubble by the atomic bomb, dropped a few months earlier], 1945 (1784.2005) Unidentified … 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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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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