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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
(1980s)

Medium
cibachrome photograph
Measurements
33.2 × 49.5 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Moshad, Tehran, Iran
Inscription
typed on accompanying paper label: MICHAEL COYNE / 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.
Accession Number
1996.521
Department
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
Description
Series of photographs produced in Iran during the 1980s following the fall of the Shah.