The Family of Man

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The Family of Man. The greatest photographic Exhibition of all Time. Prologue by Carl Sandburg. New York: MACO / Museum of Modern Art, (1955). 4to in wraps as issued. 192 pp. Illustrated b/w photos. Early print with price 1.50 usd. on front cover. Very good clean copy

‘The Family of Man’ was a originally a photography exhibition curated by Edward Steichen and first shown in 1955 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It later travelled around the world (including Copenhagen) and is the most influential of all photographic shows of its kind. The exhibition is today on permanent display in Clervaux, Luxembourg. Parr & Badger, II, 218lay in Clervaux, Luxembourg

The Family of Man