Photo by Robert Capa
La Maleta Mexicana
Republican refugees being marched down the beach to an internment camp, Le Barcarès, France, March 1939
Considered forever lost for decades, the so-called ‘Mexican Suitcase’ of Robert Capa came to light in the Nineties and after years of scrupulous examination by scholars, the 4,500 images from the Thirties have once again come alive.
This captivating exhibition grasps the hardships of the Spanish public under Franco's fascist regime, reminding us of one of Spain's most difficult periods in history.