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The beautiful and crowded beach at Tel Aviv with the wreck of the Altalena in the background

August, 1949
Robert Capa (American (born in Hungary), 1913–1954)


Sheet: 25.4 x 17.1 cm (10 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View


Americas, Photography




Sold by Camera Lucida LLC., Scarsdale, NY to Ronald Shaich, Brookline, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Shaich to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy and Ronald Shaich