The Universal Exhibition of 1937

« I was then living in rue La Fontaine. The Universal Exhibition was just a stone’s throw from home. I went there nearly every day with my precious pass, given by the Prefecture, in hand. I had just bought, for my holidays, a tiny sailing ship that I launched in the middle of the Exhibition with the utmost thoughtlessness! I was hoping to be able to take some original pictures. The river police squad rapidly put an end to my attempt at international photo reports : I got my first ticket! »