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Yumen

Artist:
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, Chanteloup-en-Brie 1908–2004 Montjustin)
Date:
1958, printed ca. 1972
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.749.9
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.

"An oil worker in Yumen, in the Gobi Desert, beats her drum as she leads a delegation to administration headquarters to announce their production quotas."
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