Ezra Pound by Alvin Langdon Coburn (1917)

The photograph titled “Ezra Pound” was captured by artist Alvin Langdon Coburn in the year 1917. This photograph is notable for its artistic portrayal of the individual featured in the image. The photograph is a black and white image that features a man appearing with multiple exposures or overlays, creating a slightly ghostly or ethereal effect. This technique results in the subject having several faces visible in the image, which blend together, giving the impression of movement or multiplicity. The man in the photograph has a thoughtful expression, and the overlay also includes his suit and tie, indicating a formality in his attire. The overall effect is both striking and avant-garde, fitting the time period when photographic experimentation was blossoming.

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