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A martyrs’ fountain in the centre of Mashad bubbles with red-dyed water - a symbol of the blood of the martyrs. Behind the fountain photographs of local martyrs form a shrine

cibachrome photograph
33.2 × 49.5 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Moshad, 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.