© Elliott Erwitt, 1953, ‘Lucienne and Ellen’, New York City

“When Elliott Erwitt came to join Magnum in 1953, he told me that he needed $200 to fly to Bermuda and marry his Dutch sweetheart, Lucienne Matthews. I asked Bill Lowe, the executive editor of Look magazine, for a $200 guarantee for ‘a story in Bermuda.’ ‘What’s the story?’ he asked. ‘I don’t know,’ I replied. The story turned out to be the baby on the bed, born several months later and made famous in The Family of Man.” (John G. Morris)

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