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    Ian Berry (British, 1934) and Hilmar Pabel (German, 1910-2000)
    Six Views of the Soviet invasion of Prague (6 works), 1968
    Gelatin silver
    7-3/4 x 11-1/2 inches (19.7 x 29.2 cm), or the reverse
    Each with a 'Magnum Photo' or a photographer's credit stamps verso.

    Four by Ian Berry and two by Hilmar Pabel. According to Ian Berry "As far as I know, I was the only foreign photographer who was in Prague at the time of the Russian invasion, other than the German photographer Hilmer Pabel, who was working on a movie. I got in when everybody else was turned back, thanks to a bit of chat at the border, and some luck."


    Condition Report*: Each sheet is loose; scattered edgewear and corner bumps affecting each; minor scuffing to some of the images, most noticeable in raking light; minor yellowing to some of the sheets; creasing affecting some corners.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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