Details: This poster is of a black and white photograph of a young sailor kissing a young nurse on VE day in Times Square, New York.
One of the most famous photographs ever published by Life Magazine was shot in Times Square on V-J Day, taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. The kiss from another angle (pictured here), photograph taken by Lt. Victor Jorgenson. Some dozen ex-sailors have claimed to be the amorous seaman and at least two other former nurses have identified themselves as his partner. Life accepted nurse Edith Cullen Shain's claim to this honor.
This poster is usually printed with a thin white edge border.