Severely burned in an aerial napalm attack, children run screaming for help down Route 1 near Trang Bang, followed by soldiers of the South Vietnamese army’s 25th Division, Trang Bang, June 8, 1972

Nick (Huỳnh Công) Ut, American (born Vietnam), born 1951

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negative June 8, 1972; print 2013

Gelatin silver print

8/15

Image: 12 × 18 1/16 in. (30.5 × 45.8 cm)

Sheet: 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund and the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund

2014.10.2

Publisher

Associated Press (AP)

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, on reverse, center, in graphite: Nick Ut; stamped, on reverse, lower left, in black ink, with edition numbers added in graphite: AP[underlined] ASSOCIATED PRESS / Edition # 8[underlined] of 15 [underlined]

Course History

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection , Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History from the Associated Press, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, October 24-November 30, 2013.

Publication History

Pete Hamil, Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2013, ill. p. 276.

Provenance

Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2014.

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