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Julien Bryan
Arrested in Warsaw, September, 1939

Textured gelatin silver print, 7 1/2 x 9 13/16 inches. (19.0 x 24.9 cm.)
Mounted 14 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches. (37.7 x 31.1 cm.)


Signed, titled, dated and inscribed by the artist on the mount below the image in pencil. This image shows a

crowd of Polish civilians watching as Julien Bryan's interpreter explains to a policeman that the strange-looking
man in the turned-up fedora is not a not a spy, but a photographer. Julien Bryan's film of the "Siege" of Warsaw
was released in 1940. He was the only photographer - film maker permitted to stay in Warsaw during the

German invasion of September 1939.
© Julien Bryan

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