American Infantryman, Terry Moore, in Fetal Position

1945
W. Eugene Smith (American, 1918–1978)


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.3 x 27.5 cm (11 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2811

Medium or Technique

Photograph, vintage gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Included in “Life Magazine,” article titled “American Battle for Okinawa,” (June 18, 1945 issue)

Inscription

Verso, in graphite, center: Battle for Okinawa / Moore hits the dust as shell / screams; Life Magazine publication stamps (1945, 1977, 1977)

Provenance

Howard Greenberg Gallery (New York, NY); from whom purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jessie H. Wilkinson—Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund

Copyright

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