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Henri Cartier-Bresson
In 1954, Henri Cartier-Bresson boarded a train to Moscow, visas and governmental permission in hand, and took a book's worth of photographs of Soviet people doing ordinary things.
He was the first photographer to be allowed to visit Soviet Union before the "détente", this is a selection from his book "Moscow" published by Delpire.

Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Red Square, facing the Kremlin's brick...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Red Square. People in line to visit...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. In the gardens surrounding...
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954.
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Komsomolskaya Square where three...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. A man from the Caucasus region in...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Leningrad. 1954. "Univermag", State department...
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954.
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. The Zis factory. A worker and female...
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SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Zis factory.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Zis factory. The trucks production....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

USSR. Moscow. 1954. Zis factory. The trucks production.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Zis factory. The trucks production....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Workers of a state-farm visiting...
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Workers of a state-farm visiting...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Inside the house of Leo Tolstoy.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Museum of the Revolution....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Russian Orthodox church. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Leningrad. 1954. Sunday mass at a Russian...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Stade Dynamo. Every year...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Stade Dynamo. Every year...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Stade Dynamo. Every year...
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SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Stade Dynamo. Every year...
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SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Stade Dynamo. Every year...
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SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Stade Dynamo. Every year...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. In August government members inaugurated...
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. In August government members inaugurated...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Gorky Park of Culture and Rest. 1954.
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Gorky Park of Culture and Rest. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Gorky Park of Culture and Rest. 1954.
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Gorky Park of Culture and Rest. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Near Moscow. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. Academy of music. 1954. Russian...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Bolchoi Theater. 1954. Swan Lake (ballet...
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. Bolchoi Theater. 1954. Swan Lake (ballet...
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Marionette Theater. Center: Stage...
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Moscow State University main building....
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Lenin State Library. Inside one of...
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954. Elementary school.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Russia. Young Pioneer camp near Moscow. 1954.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1954

SOVIET UNION. Leningrad. 1954. Park of Culture and Rest.
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SOVIET UNION. Moscow. 1954.
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SOVIET UNION. Russia. Moscow. 1954. Fashion show.
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