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Puebla. 1963

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Mexico (made)

  • Date:

    1963-4 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting a boy in dark clothing running down a street in Puebla. He is captured mid air between strides, in front of a shop with an open door and a painting of a watch on the wall outside. Just ahead of him is an archway and a painting of a swordfish of the wall.

Place of Origin

Mexico (made)


1963-4 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph


Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting a boy running down a street in Puebla. Mexico, 1963-4.


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted

Street art; Shops; Fish; Advertising; Running; Watches; Boys; Murals; Arches




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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