Displaced People by Andre Kertesz (1916)

The photograph titled “Displaced People” was taken by artist Andre Kertesz in the year 1916. It captures a moment in history where individuals appear to be in a state of movement or migration. The image shows a group of people walking through what seems to be a city street. The men and women are dressed in heavy coats and hats, suggesting a cooler climate or season. Some of them carry belongings, and their expressions range from focused to weary, indicating the hardships of displacement. There is a blend of determination and uncertainty in their posture and gait as they proceed along the pavement, which is lined by buildings with signage, including what appears to be a shop or business. The photograph serves as a historical document, providing insight into the social conditions and personal struggles during the time it was taken.

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