The Use of Chrysanthemums for Button Holes in Radical Oration

Ok, so the title here is a chintzy rehash of 'The Use of Marigolds By the Man in The Moon', but perhaps the fellow, described in the Complete Photographs of Robert Capa  - from which this drawing take as its source  - as a Japanese radical leftist may agree with me.  What is starting to puzzle me more and more is the relationship between photographs, memory and drawings. If this sketch prompts me to recall,with clarity, the photo was which is was taken, why do photographs of dead friends subsume the real life images we have of them?

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