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Hanging clothes out to dry before the cease-fire

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


Sheet: 16.5 x 24.1 cm (6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View


Americas, Photography



From “A Tale of Two Cities: Palestine War, Jews Seige of Jerusalem.” Caption labels affixed to verso with photo agency stamps; illustration stamp dated “July 3, 1948” on verso


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