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A Couple of German Snipers

1940–50
Robert Capa (American (born in Hungary), 1913–1954)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 17.8 cm (4 15/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1999.746

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Early print.

Inscription

Label affixed to verso, with typewritten text, ctr: A couple of German snipers are / brought in by jeep under escort / of a couple of military police. / One of them has a bad / head wound. / D-18; 2-C-I4; 35.. Capa pool photo.
Verso stamped in black ink, ctr: Life photo / by / Robert Capa
Verso, stamped in purple ink, ctr: Passed for publication / 13 / Date / Name [for? written in blue pencil] No / A.E.F. / Field Press Censor
Verso, stamped in black ink, top right: 327082

Provenance

Steven Chipman; Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA; gift December 1999.

Credit Line

Gift of Paula and Mack Lee in honor of Clifford S. Ackley