Joe Rosenthal, (Photographer, 1911-2006)
Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima.
The original photograph 23rd February 1945, this copy possibly June 1945
An enlarged photograph of Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the Iwo Jima flag raising. This example inscribed by Rosenthal in ink on the right hand side, 'To Felix de Weldon with admiration from Joe Rosenthal', small inset snap at upper right corner of 4 GIs displaying a captured Japanese prayer flag. The snap covering a small clean tear behind.
20in. x 16in.
- The small photo at the top left covers a short 2-inch tear with slight loss.