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Hokkaido. Hakodate. 1965

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver bromide print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 918, box P

Physical description

Silver bromide print depicting the heads and shoulders of two young men in uniform in Hokkaido, in front of a large billboard advertising women's underwear. The men are surrounded by bicycles, only the handlebars of which are visible, and they are both looking down at something out of the picture plane.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)


1966 (made)


Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver bromide print


Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Silver bromide print by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting two men in uniform in front of an advertising board covered in images of female underwear models. Japan, 1966


Photographic paper


Bromide; Photography

Subjects depicted

Bicycles; Advertising; Underwear; Models; Soldiers; Billboards


Photographs; Advertising


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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