on verso, by unknown hand, upper left in graphite: 399-21; by unknown hand, upper center in graphite circled: 23; by unknown hand, upper right in graphite: 56-14-8-30 (the numbers 8 and 30 are written by a different hand on top of numbers 7 and 23); center, stamped in blue ink in a box: DAVID SEYMOUR- MAGNUM Photos; by unknown hand, center in blue ink: No0434; lower left, stamped in black ink in a box: MAGNUM PHOTO LIBRARY PRINT NEW YORK LOG REF: 8922 [TO BE] RETURNED; center right, printed in black ink on label: 23. Operation Port Said (1956): View in Port Said showing damage inflicted by the fighting. Flooding has probably been caused by broken water main. Not all the public utilities had been restored by November 11th.
Ben Shneiderman, Bethesda, MD; gift to NGA, 2008.
- Bondi, Inge. Chim: The Photographs of David Seymour. Boston: Bullfinch Press, 1998, p. 187
- David Seymour/Chim. Spain: Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, 2003.