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Major Holdings

  • Chim (David Seymour), [Mother nursing a baby while listening to political speech, near Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain], late April–early May 1936.
  • Chim (David Seymour), [Aboard the battleship Jaime I, Almería, Spain], 1936
  • Chim (David Seymour), Bernard Berenson at the age of 90 in the Borghese Gallery, Rome, 1955
  • Chim (David Seymour), Terezka, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home” on the blackboard, Poland, 1948

Chim (David Seymour) (1911–1956)


A photojournalist particularly interested in the effects of war on children, Chim (David Seymour) also documented everyday life, 
war, and celebrities in Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, and elsewhere. ICP's collection of work by this Magnum photographer numbers about 1,000 items, including prints, tearsheets, and business papers. Most of the collection was by donated by Chim's estate.

More Information
Chim in eMuseum
www.davidseymour.com