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A rehabilitation centre in Tehran which was well stocked with braces and artifical limbs for maimed soldiers returning from the Iran/Iraq wars. This centre was a mansion belonging to one of the Shah’s generals. His paintings were torn from their frames and replaced with Khomeini and a Shiite love poem

cibachrome photograph
33.0 × 49.6 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Tehran, Iran
Accession Number
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Coles Myer Ltd, Governor, 1996
© Michael Coyne
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Daryl and Anne Whinney
Gallery location
Not on display