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Israeli child at refugee camp, Shaar Aliyah
1950; printed 1964

gelatin silver photograph
26.9 × 34.1 cm (image) 28.0 × 35.3 cm (sheet)
typed on paper label on reverse c.: ISRAEL: Refugees live in tents in the receiving camp of / Shaar Aliyah near Haifa. Capa wrote, "Among all these people / at most only one-third are really fitted for the hard work and / tough conditions of the struggling new state. But the doors / of Israel are open to any and every Jew who want to enter." / This was made possible by the 1950 Law of Return. / (50-5-54)
stamped in blue ink on reverse c.: Please Credit: ROBERT CAPA / "IMAGES OF WAR" Copyright © 1964
stamped in blue ink on reverse l.l.: DISTRIBUTED BY MAGNUM PHOTOS, INC. / 15 W. 47th St. New York 36, N.Y.
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1973
Gallery location
Not on display