Artist

Kathryn Cook

Preview

image preview

Accession Number

97.079.2010

Date Created (circa)

2008

Date Created (exact)

2008

Description

Orchards and farmland are seen from a train that runs from Istanbul to Gaziantep, Turkey. A German company won concessions to build part of the railway back in the early 1900s, then called the Baghdad Railway, and in 1915 the Turkish government began to use it to deport thousands of Armenians, mostly to Syria. According to eyewitness accounts, detention camps sprung up along the sides of the train track, particularly between the cities of Konya and Gaziantep. Defending themselves from bandits and starvation, thousands perished in the camps or in route to Syria. For more about the artist see: http://krcphoto.com/#.

Medium

Black and White printed photograph on archival matte finish

Subject

Orchard, Farmland, Photograph

Campus Location

Sheehan Gallery, hanging files

Origin

Photographs from Turkey, printed in Italy

Donor

Gift from the photojournalist, Kathryn Cook after her exhibition 'Memory Denied', brought here on the O'Donnell Fund by Professor Elyse Semerjian

Terms of Use

If you have questions about permitted uses of this content, please contact the ARMINDA administrator

Keywords

Orchard, Farmland, Photograph

Share

COinS
 

Rights Statement

Rights Statement

In Copyright. URI: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).