Sincerely Yours, Woodrow Wilson

Mole and Thomas
Arthur S. Mole American, born England
John D. Thomas American

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Mole first developed his technique of collective portraiture in a religious context, photographing fellow church members gathered together in the shape of religious symbols. When the United States entered World War I, Mole and his colleague John Thomas turned to patriotic themes. They choreographed thousands of soldiers into formations such as the Liberty Bell and the Statue of Liberty, an American "Human Shield" comprising thirty thousand men, and this profile of President Wilson.

Sincerely Yours, Woodrow Wilson, Mole and Thomas (American, active 1915–1921), Gelatin silver print

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