WORK AND WAR IN SPAIN

various photographers,WORK AND WAR IN SPAIN

various photographers
WORK AND WAR IN SPAIN

Photographs: Robert Capa, David Seymour, and others

Publisher: The Press Department of the Spanish Embassy in London

76 pages

Pictures: 118

Year: 1938

Price: 400

Comments: Softcover, 31 x 25 cm, beautiful printed on mat paper. Spine is damaged and fragile (see pictures). Mentioned in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume III pag.19

Important propaganda publication with photographs from Keystone Press Agency, Wide World Photos, Associated Press Photos, Planeta News and Altavoz del Frente. In the volume are present rare images by Robert Capa and David Seymour.

Work and War in Spain, published by the Spanish Embassy in London, was aimed at an audience of foreign sympathisers. The fact that it was a publication ratified by the ruling powers reminds us that the Civil War was not a left-wing revolution, but the fascist overthrow of a legitimately elected government.
This book, which uses agency images, underlines this legitimacy by depicting work, education, industry. It shows no fighting, only military training, emphasising that the Republicans were on the verge of victory: "Militarily speaking, the worst is behind us. 

 


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