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Caused by a deadly landslide, this pinkish-red cliff of Kunming's western mountain, like an enormous open scar, towers over the tiny figures of some common prisoners and their families who work at its foot in a stone quarry. The rocks in the foreground on
Caused by a deadly landslide, this pinkish-red cliff of Kunming's western mountain, like an enormous open scar, towers over the tiny figures of some common prisoners and their families who work at its foot in a stone quarry. The rocks in the foreground once killed the entire population of a fishing village.
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Date:
ca. 1944–1945
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
330 x 260 mm (13 0 x 10 1/4 in.)
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Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2000.119.2.65
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann in honor of Dr. Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

Photographs by John Gutmann, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum, 1946