Haile Selassie by Arnold Newman (1958)

The photograph titled “Haile Selassie” was captured by artist Arnold Newman in Addis Ababa in the year 1958. It features a dignified man seated in an ornate chair that resembles a throne, suggestive of a position of power. His attire comprises a military-style uniform embellished with various medals, indicating a stature of high military or state distinction. The environment is a luxuriously appointed room with a patterned floor, opulent furniture, and an elaborate chandelier. The space exudes a formal and commanding atmosphere, coherent with the subject’s imposing presence. The man’s expression is serious and contemplative, befitting the regal setting and his apparent rank.

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