King George VI and President Truman

Made:
1945-08-02 in Plymouth
maker:
Unknown

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King George VI and President Truman, 1945 A three-colour carbon print of King George VI (1895-1952) and President Truman (1884-1972) on board the warship HMS
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A three-colour carbon print of King George VI (1895-1952) and President Truman (1884-1972) on board a ship, taken by an unknown photographer in 1945. The men are on the warship HMS 'Renown', moored in Plymouth Sound.

A three-colour carbon print of King George VI (1895-1952) and United States President Harry S Truman (1884-1972) on board a warship, taken by an unknown photographer in 1945.

The men are on the warship HMS 'Renown', moored in Plymouth Sound. Harry S. Truman became president of the United States in April 1945. Three days after this photograph was taken, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6071/5
type:
three colour carbo print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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