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Inscription

on verso, stamped, upper right in black ink with blue pencil underlining: PEIPING ESSAY 48 [stamped three times]; by unknown hand, center right in graphite: 76 / 287 / 9; center left in graphite: Garrison Commander General / Chou Ti Jen speaking to / recruits; stamped, lower left in black ink: DEC 22 1948; stamped, upper left in black ink: LIFE PHOTO / BY / Bresson [artist's name in graphite]; stamped, perpendicular, upper left in blue ink: 28316-A [letter in blue pencil]; lower center in graphite: PF49161 (GD-TL-240) GDC-194

Provenance

(Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT, purchased 2002; gift to NGA, 2012.