“Full publicity shot of Orson Welles as Charles Foster”, 1941. Retrieved from Turner Classic Movies’s archives.

Turner Classic Movies / Archives for Citizen Kane: “Full publicity shot of Orson Welles as Charles Foster”. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork:

Orson Welles was born on May 6, 1915. One can browse a gallery of high resolution scans of images depicting Orson Welles over at Dr. Macro’s High Quality Movie Scans (most images are presented without context: mostly they are publicity stills and movie stills).
Dr. Macro’s website is a must see for anyone interested in popular movie stars for the earlier days (mostly from the 1940’s and earlier). Example below.

Undated photo of Orson Welles, retrieved from Dr. Macro’s website
Undated photo of Orson Welles, retrieved from Dr. Macro’s website

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Previously: May 6, 1915: Orson Welles Was Born.

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