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U. S. Soldiers passing Japanese War Cripples

Bernd Lohse (German, 1911–1995)


Image: 15.9 x 23.0 cm (6 1/4 x 9 1/16 in.) Sheet: 16.3 x 23.4 cm (6 7/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View


Europe, Photography




Typed onto sheet of green tissue and glued on to the verso is a brief paragraph describing the scene phtographed. Stamped, in black ink, verso: Top center - "PHOTO BY BERND LOHSE" u. r. - "Internationale/Fotoagentur/Wehr/Munchen 13, Tengstr. 24 (Crossed out in blue marker)"; l. l. - "from/RAPHO.GUILLUMETTE/475 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK 22, N. Y./Plaza 5-0712 (crossed out in bue marker)". Inscribed, in blue marker, verso, right: "Tokyo, 1951/ U. S. soldiers passing/Japanese war cripples." Inscribed, in red pencil, verso, l. l.: "4717/3"


Artist; gift May 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Eva and Bernd Lohse