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The Photographs of Early Magnum Member Werner Bischof

A selection of photographs from the short-lived career of Swiss photographer Werner Bischof prior to his death in 1954

Werner Bischof

Werner Bischof Kowloon Harbour. Hong Kong, China. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Men gather to drink in the Farmers Inn. Puszta, Hungary. 1947. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof A Red Cross train transporting children to Switzerland. Budapest, Hungary. 1947. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Employees of the Tata Iron and Steel Company on their way to work. Jamshedpur, India. May, 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Unloading corn sent by foreign countries to help India's famine stricken areas. Calcutta, India. 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Children waiting for the arrival of Emperor Hirohito. Hiroshima, Japan. 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof A woman and child, both victims of famine. Bihar, India. April, 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof A child on the road to Cuzco in the Valle Sagrado of the Urubamba river. Peru. May, 1954. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Cham women returning from the market. Barau, Indochina. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Farmer shading himself as he looks after his grazing cows. Cambodia. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof In a camp for North Korean prisoners of war laundry hangs on the barbed wire. Koje Do, South Korea. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof A priest rests in the temple of Ryōan-ji. Kyoto, Japan. 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof Women getting ready in a striptease club. Tokyo, Japan. 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof In the internment camp for North Korean prisoners of war, the prisoners perform a square dance in front of a large Statue of Liberty. Koje Do, South Korea. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Werner Bischof International Press photographers covering the Korean War. Kaesong, South Korea. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos