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Picture Post

1938 (published)
Place Of Origin

Printed periodical

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printed periodical
Brief Description
Periodical, 'Picture Post'. Publisher: London, Hulton Press. December 3 1938.
Physical Description
Printed periodical
  • Height: 35cm (Note: Fom NAL catalogue)
Gallery Label
Robert Capa (1913–54) Picture Post Vol. I No. 10 3 December 1938 The photojournalist Robert Capa is best known for his iconic depictions of war. He co-founded the photographer-run agency Magnum Photos, and his pictures were widely disseminated through the illustrated press. The magazine Picture Post, which reported extensively on conflicts around the world from a liberal, anti-Fascist perspective, was published in the UK between 1938 and 1957. Its innovative graphic approach to reportage and dynamic use of photography captured the public’s attention. The magazine’s circulation reached 1.7 million people within six months of its first issue. Illustrated magazines NAL: 38041800715880
Other Number
OSM BOX 127 - NAL Pressmark
Library Number

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