The so-called »Kitchen Debate« between Soviet head of government Nikita Khruchshev and U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon took place in front of a showroom kitchen at the opening of the American National Exhibition on the 25th of July 1959 in Moscow.
Vintage Gelatin silver print
Image dimensions 16,5 x 25 cm (16,5 x 25 inch)
Single weight paper, semi-glossy surface
Photographer's agency stamp, negative no. stamp »59-38-6/20« and several handwritten numerical notations on the reverse
»That famous debate in close-up pictures«, in: Life, August 3, 1959, p. 26-31; Sean Callahan (ed.), Elliot Erwitt. The Private Experience: Personal Insights of a Professional Photographer, Los Angeles 1974, p. 50f.; W. Manchester (ed.), In our Time. The world as seen by Magnum photographers, London 1989, p. 32; Elliott Erwitt, Personal Exposures. Fotografien 1946-1988, Lausanne 1988/Munich 2012, p. 65; Elliott Erwitt, Personal Best, New York/Kempen 2006, p. 260; Elliott Erwitt, Snaps, London 2011, p. 307.
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