This black and white photograph represents a middle-aged man, Douglas MacArthur, standing just beyond profile facing away from the camera. He wears a cap and has five stars on the collar of his light-colored shirt. He holds a pipe in his mouth. The background is out of focus.

General Douglas MacArthur, Just Before Going Ashore at Lingayen Gulf in Luzon, January 9

Carl Mydans

1945; printed 1997

  • Titles General Douglas MacArthur with Pipe, Luzon, Philippines (Alternate)
  • Artist Carl Mydans, American, 1907 - 2004
  • Medium gelatin silver print
  • Dimensions sheet: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm) image: 9 × 11 7/8 in. (22.9 × 30.2 cm) mat: 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
  • Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Gift of John Hagefstration, AFI.31.2018
  • Work Type photograph
  • Classification Photographs