The Press: Captain Comes Home

In a coronation year, perhaps the most memorable picture taken with a Speed Graphic camera, which most newspaper photographers use, was the radiant shot of Queen Elizabeth waving from her carriage (TIME, Nov. 17). But last week, in Graflex's annual $10,000 contest, Charles Dawson's portrait of Elizabeth, for United Press, came in third ($200). Top honors went to a picture of a more universal and more timeless theme—a soldier coming home from the wars (see cut). James N. Keen of the Louisville Courier-Journal won the $500 first prize for his shot of Captain Darrell J. Putnam, after 18 months in Korea,...

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