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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
Series of photographs produced in Iran during the 1980s following the fall of the Shah.