In 2009-10, I presented a George Rodger exhibition in London. I wanted to make it something truly special and different from the other exhibitions he had had over the years. In addition to his famous images from WWII and Africa, Jinx Rodger, his widow, kindly lent me a large group of ephemera; war diaries, the map of Africa, marking out his journeys, press passes, even the banjo he used to play as a child, material that had never been exhibited before. I visited her home in Kent several times during the months leading up to the exhibition and she told...
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