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Mai 68

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.557-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Photograph depicting police pushing protesters during the student uprising and general strikes in Paris, May 1968.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1968 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph

Dimensions

Height: 47 cm Mount, Width: 57 cm Mount, Height: 30 cm Image, Width: 40 cm Image

Descriptive line

Photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting police tussling with protesters during the civil unrest and general strikes of May 1968. France, 1968.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Police; Riot; Protest; Students

Categories

Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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