"The lost photo of Gerda Taro" has been found
FV, the oldest photographic magazine in Spain, is publishing in scoop the lost original photo of Gerda Taro on his deathbed, at the hospital of El Escorial (Madrid, Spain).
By: Revista FV
Original photo lost
We knew very well that that photo, as we had read repeatedly that book —a compilation of texts by Manuel Requena Gallego and Rosa María Sepúlveda Losa, for the CEDOBI (Centro de Estudios y Documentació
Original photo finally found
In FV we never gave up and, despite our limited resources, we decided to continue with our research, because our interest in this case is not limited to short term interests and the news of the day, but to the rigorous historical knowledge.
At the beginning of April 2019, Marc Antoni Broggi contacted FV again, to give us the good news that the "Lost photo of Gerda Taro" had been found. That photograph is not only relevant because of the image itself, but also for the handwritten text on its back.
The photo and explanatory text on its back
At FV 264, May 2019, we have published an scoop article informing that the lost photo has appeared, as well as about the handwritten inscription on its back, its historical implications and the contribution of this new lost photography, now happily found, to the history of Gerda Taro, as well as to the real history of the photography, after the doubts and inaccuracies raised by the one originally published by John Kiszely on Twitter, in January 2018.
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