WHM: Images Exercise Question 4 - What are the social conditions of the use of the image?

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What are the social conditions of the use of the image?

Here are three images of General Douglas MacArthur and three of Emperor Hirohito. Examine the dress and pose of each image. What might these images have meant to people at the time?


Choose the images of MacArthur and Hirohito that you think appeared in the actual photograph by clicking on their images and click “submit.” If you choose incorrectly, a historian’s explanation will help you rethink your choices and you can try again.

           
 

MacArthur
 

 






 

Hirohito