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ALBUM OF ORIGINAL, HIGH-QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS OF IRAN AND IRANIANS, CIRCA 1951-1960
v.p. v.n. 1951-1960. All photographs and other ephemera are inserted into acetate sleeves, housed in a black, springload binder. Contents; four anti-Shah newspaper cartoons; 52 original photographs, mostly 10" x 8," credited to photographers Tony Chapelle, Joe Covello, Marc Riboud, Alice Schalek, Mary Hill, and others. Subjects include: Iranians at home; a child receiving medical aid; a porter of Khorramshahr in the Arabistan region; a local woman carrying insecticide powder sprays; piles of pottery made by residents of the village of Lalin; the docks of Panlavi, a caviar center on the Caspian Sea; a water boy and his tank wagon, serving Teheran, city without a water system; a self-service barber in Aga Uhari; a boy being dusted with DDT against insect-borne diseases; an Iranian spraying his home with DDT (which had reduced the incidence of malaria among the rural population from 90% to 20%); tenant farmers separating grain from chaff by hand; a peasant farmer with his ox and wooden plow; a camel carrying wheat along the Soviet border in northern Iran; a vendor feeding his sheep in the Teheran marketplace; a young boy and his black goats at Isfahan; water being drawn from wells with a crude wheel device; oil operations at the Abadan refineries; jewelers heating gold and making jewelry; a foreign aid convoy and earthbuilding equipment; class in a new boys school at Dastgard; girls in a vocational training school at Teheran; Abadan policeman directing traffic; a woman washing her pot in a street drain; rural barns and dwellings; a master chair-maker; Shah's Mosque at Isfahan; Parsepolis; shrouded women; the modern post and telegraph center at Tehran; young women learing to use a hand-operated sewing machine; villagers outside their mud and thatch huts near Abadan; a sentry at the "Iron Curtain" between Iran and Russia; etc. Very Good.
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