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Thursday, 23 October 2008

How Dare you, Mr Nehru




















picture: Henri Cartier-Bresson


Another Magnum blast from the past, Cartier-Bresson's one insightful image from India, of the outrageous Mr Nehru propositioning Lady Mountbatten in the presence of the good lord himself.


3 comments:

Darrell Eager said...

Henri Cartier-Bresson had a sixth sense. He always knew where to be at "The" moment.

colin pantall said...

Ah, but Mr Eager, wouldn't you say that Mr Nehru always knew where to be at "The" moment.

Darrell Eager said...

Perhaps, but was not Mr. Nehru the "moment"?