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The Mexican Suitcase

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The Mexican Suitcase

These is an exhibit in Paris which describes and displays the film that had been taken by Robert Capa and lost in about 1937/8, then found recently in a suitcase in mexico.They are photos he and his wife and another photographer took during the Spanish Civil War. Robert Capa, as you probably know, was born Endre Ernő Friedmann, in Budapest, and if the exhibit ever comes to Hungry, it would be worth seeing.

We took this in and it was amazing how complete the show was with photos and written descriptions of the circumstances. Several of the photos were in strips which were horizontal which meant that you had to cock your head over to see them, but it was an amazing reproduction of the time and place. Another interesting thing was how well ink-jet development of several of the shots came out, after all of tis time. With many of the shots of the refugees, especially women and children, all could think of were shots of refugees from Syria shown in *today's* paper.

I couldn't take photos inside the exhibit, but...

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