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Refugees Flee Barcelona at Franco's Approach

Artist:
Robert Capa (American (born Hungary), Budapest 1913–1954 Thai Binh)
Date:
1939
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 17.9 x 23.9 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.464
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in red ink on print, verso TC: "PHOTO ROBERT CAPA"; Inscribed in pencil on print, verso TR: "E. XII. A. 5."; Typed on label affixed to print, verso TL: "CAPA//REFUGEES FLEE BARCELONA AT FRANCO'S APPROACH.//The capture of Barcelona by Generalissimo Francisco//Franco's troops has created a new refugee problem. At the//approach of the rebel armies thousands of families left//Barcelona, heading for France, blocking all available roads.//Here are refugees waiting to leave Barcelona on their way//to France. While Franco's troops are already hammering at the suburbs of the city, last preparations are made// in fearful haste for the exodus into an unknown future."; Stamped in red ink on print, verso BL: "OA 1356"; Stamped in black ink on print, verso BL: "Photo By://Pix Publishing Inc.//250 Park Avenue//New York City//Tel Eldorado 5-4021//Please Credit Robert Capa--Pix//THIS PICTURE IS SOLD TO YOU FOR YOUR//PUBLICATION ONLY AND MUST NOT BE//LOANED, SYNDICATED, OR USED FOR AD-//VERTISING PURPOSES WITHOUT WRITTEN//PERMISSION FROM US."; Stamped in blue ink on print, verso BL: "Photograph By//Robert Capa//(c) 1965 MAGNUM PHOTOS//72 West 45th Street, New York"; Printed on label affixed to print, verso BR: "PIX//INCORPORATED//250 PARK AVENUE//NEW YORK CITY//TELEPHONE ELDORADO 5-4021"
Cornell Capa; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

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