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Peking

Artist:
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, Chanteloup-en-Brie 1908–2004 Montjustin)
Date:
1957, printed ca. 1972
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.749.4
Rights and Reproduction:
© Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum
Not on view
Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Behind the Great Wall," February 15, 1972–July 5, 1972.

"A unit of the People's Militia awaits its turn at the daily morning drill. In the background: Peking's Tien An Men Palace, where the country's leaders stand to review patriotic parades."
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