on verso, by unknown hand, upper center in blue pencil: Women Tunnel Diggers working on extension of Subway, / Moscow; stamped, center, in blue ink: PLEASE CREDIT / HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (Magnum) / Magnum Photos Inc. / 17 East 64th Street / New York 21, N. Y. / PHOTOS MUST NOT BE ALTERED BY TRIMMING; stamped, center left, in red ink, perpendicular: USED IN LIFE JAN 17 1955; additional stamps from LIFE Magazine and other editorial and archival marks by unknown hand
(Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT, purchased 2002; gift to NGA, 2012.
- Cartier-Bresson, Henri. “The People of Russia, Part One: Moscow.” Life (17/01/1955): 22.