Description

A selection of historic Contact Sheets by Magnum photographers are available as high quality, unsigned, contemporary 16×20″ prints. These contact prints offer the opportunity to own a piece of Magnum’s history.

The children of Naples, Italy, photographed by David ‘Chim’ Seymour in 1948. After Second World War, Chim was assigned by UNESCO and UNICEF to shoot and document the war’s effects on children. The sympathetic and compassionate portraits of these small victims of war led a friend to note that, to Chim, wars were an enormous crime against children.

Giclée print, 16×20”, stamped w. Uneditioned.

Reproducing the original without alteration and enlarged to a 16″x20″ paper size, these Magnum Contacts offer a unique insight into the methods by which our photographers produced some of their best known images, by clearly showing the sequence of frames and the marks of the editing process on each sheet.

These prints are embossed ‘Magnum Photos Collection’ on the white border in the bottom right corner and hand stamped with the photographers copyright on the back.

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