Passport Photos of Famous Artists

Passport photos of famous artists: “The quality is pretty gritty, but I find them interesting, not the least because they are glimpses of these people without their artistic personas showing. Just another traveller submitting to the demands of the state.”

Left is American composer Aaron Copeland, best known for the songs “Appalachian Spring”, “Fanfare for the Common Man”, and “Rodeo”. The passport was issued for his trip to Paris to study at the Fontainbleu School of Music [Via MeFi]

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