Artist

Kathryn Cook

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Accession Number

97.075.2010

Date Created (circa)

2008

Date Created (exact)

2008

Description

A flock of birds flies over the coast of Lake Van in eastern Turkey where the largest population of Turkey's Armenians had been living for centuries. On April 24, 1915, as the Ottoman Empire was falling and the fiercely nationalistic Young Turks movement took power, a deportation decree was issued in Constantinople. In the following years, it is estimated that over one million Armenians were deported and massacred in Turkey and what is now northern Syria. For more about the artist see: http://krcphoto.com/#.

Medium

Black and White printed photograph on archival matte finish

Subject

Flock of Birds, Photograph

Campus Location

Memorial Building, 215 (Marquita Drabek's Office)

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

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Keywords

Flock of Birds, Photograph

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