A PHOTOGRAPHER RISKED HIS LIFE TO GET THIS PICTURE
[Zweiter Sino-Japanischer Kri

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A PHOTOGRAPHER RISKED HIS LIFE TO GET THIS PICTURE
[Zweiter Sino-Japanischer Krieg]

Object Type

Montagematerial
Verwendung unbekannt

Date
1937
Place of Origin
Vereinigtes Königreich Großbritannien und Nordirland, London
Materials and Techniques
Silbergelatineabzug
Dimensions
20,2 x 25,3 cm
Person / Institution
(1892–1978) (Agentur)
(19. Juni 1891–26. April 1968) (Bezugsperson)
Key Words
Theater
China
Zweiter Sino-Japanischer Krieg
MARKS AND INSCRIPTIONS

Verso:
"A PHOTOGRAPHER RISKED HIS LIFE TO GET THIS PICTURE / An epic Picture of the war in China in which the photographer / risked his life, was shot and is now in a serious vondition. His / associates removed the exposed plates and hat tehm developed. / This Picture Shows what happened after a Japanese soldier hat flung / an incediary bomb at a row of Chinese houses in Shanghai. A / barrage of smoke Screens, grass fires are creeping towards the / houses while in the foreground are Japanese troops and the remains / of a once large structure. / 182/B. KEYSTONE. 17."
gestempelt:
"6 NOV 1937 / SUPPLIED BY / KEYSTONE / VIEW COMPANY"

Object Number
JH 6347
Provenance
Nachlass John und Gertrud Heartfield
RIGHT
© The Heartfield Community of Heirs / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020
URL
https://archiv.adk.de/objekt/3086367