Nina Berman, American, born 1960. Marine Wedding, 2006. From the series Marine Wedding. Inkjet print, ed. #1/3. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of an anonymous donor.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nina Berman / NOORLink
David Turnley, American, born 1955. Iraq February 1991. Inkjet print, printed 2012.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Turnley / CorbisLink
W. Eugene Smith, American, 1918-1978. Burial at Sea 1944. Gelatin silver print, printed c. 1955. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Knox Nunnally at "One Great Night in November, 2008" in honor of the Greatest Generation veterans who served in the United States Navy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: W. Eugene Smith / Black StarLink
Huynh Cong "Nick" Ut, American, born Vietnam, 1951. Children fleeing South Vietnamese napalm strike near Trang Bang, Vietnam June 8, 1972. Gelatin silver print. International Center of Photography, The LIFE Magazine Collection, 2005.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nick Ut / Associated PressLink
Eddie Adams, American, 1933-2004. Police Commander Nguyen Ngoc Loan killing Viet Cong operative Nguyen Van Lem February 1, 1968. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, museum purchase.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eddie Adams / Associated PressLink
Joe Rosenthal, American, 1911-2006. Old Glory goes up on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima February 23, 1945. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of the Kevin and Lesley Lilly Family, The Manfred Heiting Collection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Rosenthal / Associated PressLink
Charles Fenno Jacobs, American, 1904 - 1975. The crewmen of the battleship USS New Jersey watch a Japanese prisoner of war bathe himself before he is issued GI clothing 1944. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Fenno JacobsLink
Henri Huet, French, 1927-1971. The body of an American paratrooper killed in action in the jungle near the Cambodian border is raised up to an evacuation helicopter, Vietnam 1966. Gelatin silver print, printed 2004. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, museum purchase.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Henri Huet / Associated PressLink
Philip Jones Griffiths, Welsh, 1936-2008. This woman was tagged, probably by a sympathytic corpsman, with the designation VNC (Vietnamese civilian), Vietnam 1967. Gelatin silver print, printed c. 1968. The Philip Jones Griffiths Foundation, courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philip Jones Griffiths / Magnum PhotosLink
Vo An Khanh, Vietnamese, born 1939. Danh Son Huol, an ethic Khmer guerrilla, being treated by a medical unit in a swamp, U Minh Forrest, Cau Mau Peninsula, Vietnam September 5, 1970. Inkjet print, printed 2012. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of CAPT Jon R Cummings USN (RET).
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vo An KhanhLink
Dmitri Baltermants, Russian, born Poland, 1912 - 1990. Attack-Eastern Front WWII 1941. Gelatin silver print, printed 1960. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Michael Poulos in honor of Mary Kay Poulos at "One Great Night in November, 1997." Dmitri Baltermants, © Russian Photo Association, Razumberg Emil Anasovich.Link
Unknown photographer. Japanese soldiers bayoneting captured Chinese soldiers in trench; Japanese soldiers watch from rim of trench 1937. Gelatin silver print. Collection of Alan Lloyd Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Unknown photographerLink
Francois Aubert, French, 1829–1906. The Shirt of the Emperor, Worn during His Execution, Mexico 1867. Albumen print from glass negative. Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005. Francois Aubert, © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.Link
W. Eugene Smith, American, 1918-1978. Marine Demolition Team Blasting Out a Cave on Hill 382, Iwo Jima, from the photo-essay Iwo Jima 1945. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, museum purchase with funds provided by the S. I. Morris Photography Endowment, The Manfred Heiting Collection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: W.Eugene Smith / Black StarLink
Dmitri Baltermants, Russian, born Poland, 1912 - 1990. Grief, Kerch, Crimea 1942. Gelatin silver print. Teresa and Paul Harbaugh Collection, Denver, CO, Courtesy of Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, NY. Dmitri Baltermants, © Russian Photo Association, Razumberg Emil Anasovich.Link
Malcolm W. Browne, American, born 1931. Published by Wide World Photos. Bhuddist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against alleged religious persecution by the South Vietnamese government, Saigon June 11, 1963. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of an anonymous donor in memory of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Malcolm W. Browne / Associated PressLink
John Filo, American, born 1948. The Grieving Student at Kent State University, Ohio May 4, 1970. Gelatin silver print. International Center of photography, The LIFE Magazine Collection, 2005.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Filo / Getty ImagesLink
Marc Riboud, French, born 1923. Washington October 21, 1967. Gelatin silver print, printed later. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Joan Morgenstern.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marc Riboud / Magnum PhotosLink
Sal Veder, American, born 1926. Burst of Joy, Travis Air Force Base, California March 17, 1973. Gelatin silver print. Tonnemacher Family Collection.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sal Veder / Associated PressLink
W. Eugene Smith, American, 1918-1978. Dying Infant Found by American Soldiers in Saipan June 1944. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of Will Michels in honor of Anne Wilkes Tucker.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: W. Eugene Smith / Black StarLink
Cecil Beaton, English, 1904-1980. Three-year old Eileen Dunne in Hospital for Sick Children, England 1940. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the Cecil Beaton Archive at Sotheby's.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Cecil Beaton / The Imperial War MuseumLink
Eugene Richards, American, born 1944. Nelida Bagley helps to lift her son, former Sgt. Jose Pequeno of the New Hampshire National Guard, from his bed at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center on March 21, 2008 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. Thirty-four-year-old Pequeno, the chief of police of Sugar Hill, New Hampshire, lost forty percent of his brain after a grenade exploded in his Humvee while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq on March 1, 2006. From the series War Is Personal. Gelatin silver print, printed 2011, ed. #5/30. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of James Edward Maloney and Carey Chambers Maloney II.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene RichardsLink
Jan Grarup, Danish, born 1968. Young Fatah Members at the Funeral Procession of a Palestinian Fighter, from the series The Scars of David 2002. Inkjet print, ed. # 4/10. Courtesy of the artist.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: © Jan Grarup / LaifLink
Donna DeCesare, American, born 1955. In the 1980s El Salvador had one of our hemisphere's worst human rights records. The victim was murdered for violating curfew during the guerilla offensive in November. San Salvador, El Salvardor 1989. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the artist.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Donna DeCesareLink
Fazal Sheikh, American, born 1965. Narame Fausta with her daughter Esther and her newborn Makantamba ("One who was born at the time of the war"), Rwandan refugee camp, Lumasi, Tanzania 1994-95. Gelatin silver print with toning. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of the artist, Pace MacGill Gallery, and an anonymous donor in memory of Marsha Towers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fazal Sheikh / Pace MacGill GalleryLink
Luis Sinco, American, born 1959. The Face of War: Marine Lance Cpl. Blake Miller in Fallouja 2004.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Chris Hondros, American, 1970-2011. U.S. Troops Mistakenly Kill Iraqi Civilians, Tal Afar, Iraq January 18, 2005. Inkjet print, printed 2012.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Hondros / Getty ImagesLink
Ron Haviv, American, born 1965. A soldier of the Tigers, a Serbian paramilitary group, kicks the dying bodies of the first Muslims to be killed in the war in Bosnia, from the series Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, Bejeljina, Bosnia, March 31, 1992. Inkjet print. Courtesy of Ron Haviv / VII.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ron Haviv / VII AgencyLink
Carolyn Cole, American. Camouflage paint colors a Marine's face during an operation in downtown Najaf 2004.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles TimesLink
Ashley Gilbertson, Australian. The bedroom of Pfc. Karina S. Lau in Livingston, Calif.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ashley Gilbertson / VII NetworkLink
Todd Heisler, American, born 1972. Vigil, Nevada 2005. From the series Final Salute. Chromogenic print.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Todd Heisler / Rocky Mountain NewsLink
Luc Delahaye, French, born 1962. Taliban 2001. Chromogenic print. Purchase with funds from the H.B. and Doris Massey Charitable Trust, High Museum of Art.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luc Delahaye / Galerie Nathali ObadiaLink
Robert Capa, American, born Hungary, 1913-1954. Death of a Loyalist Militiaman, Crdoba front, Spain Late August - early September 1936. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Edward Steichen. Robert Capa, © International Center of Photography / Magnum Photos.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Capa / International Center of PhotographyLink
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