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Capa's last shot, North Vietnam, French soldiers crossing a field, May 1954
1954

Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Measurements
20.8 × 29.3 cm (image and sheet)
Inscription
stamped (horizontally) in ink on reverse c.: ROBERT CAPA - MAGNUM PHOTOS
typed (horizontally) on paper label on reverse l.l.: 33...Soldiers leave their convoy trucks, walking cautiously across / a field of grass toward a village on the otehr side of the river / which is thought to be the source of Vietminh mortar fire. (This / was the last picture CAPA took.)
Accession Number
PH171-1973
Department
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1973
Gallery location
Not on display