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Using the convent of Notre Dame, directly outside the walls of the old city as a post against the constant shelling by the Arabs

June, 1948
Robert Capa (American (born in Hungary), 1913–1954)


Sheet: 23.5 x 18.4 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/4 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