A different view of Christmas

Photo by Philip Jones Griffiths VIETNAM. South Vietnam. Saigon. 1970

Photo by Ian Berry Germany. Berlin. Berlin Wall. At Christmas 1963, the Berlin Wall was opened for the first time to allow families and friends, split from each other by its building, to get together again. West Germans wait for their friends and family from East Berlin to cross through the wall and join them.

Photo by John Vink CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 26/12/2012: Santa Claus carrying the symbol of justice during demonstration of supporters from the Boeung Kak Lake and the Borei Keila communities at the trial of Tim Sakmony and Yorm Bopha at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court

Photo by Susan Meiselas USA. New York City. 1977. From the series, “Volunteers of America.”

Photo by Chris Steele-Perkins Bethlehem. Israeli patrol soldier passing New Year and Christmas decorations. 1987.87.

Photo by Mark Power GB. London. Crisis at Christmas. A warehouse in south-east London offers shelter for about 800 homeless men and women for eight days over the Christmas period. December 1990.

Photo by Josef Koudelka FRANCE. Perpignan. 1993. Homeless person in front of TREMPLIN at Christmas time. The TREMPLIN is a charitable organisation provided by former members of the Saint Vincent de Paul religious order.

Photo by David Hurn USA. ARIZONA. Inspiration. Cactus Country Park. Cactus as Christmas Tree. Putting up the lights.

Photo by Philip Jones Griffiths GB. England. London. 1960. Christmas in Piccadilly Circus. Advertisements reflected off a shop window where the nativity scene was displayed.

Photo by Stuart Franklin Mexico City. Xochimilco. Market. 1996

Photo by Martin Parr PORTUGAL. Madeira. Madeira at Christmas. 1999.

Photo by Alex Webb 6/15/1999 MEXICO. Tijuana.MEXICO. Tijuana, B.C. 1999.

Image courtesy @ Magnum Photos

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