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Snow blankets the countryside along a road between Van and DoÄŸubayazitâ€, â€¬Turkeyâ€, â€¬close to the border with present-day Armeniaâ€. â€¬The region of Eastern Turkey is where the largest population of Turkey's Armenians had been living for centuriesâ€. â€¬The region of Lake Van was hit hard by violence during conflicts between Armenians and Turks in the late 1800s to early 1900sâ€, â€¬as well as during WWIâ€. â€¬After the deportation decree of April 24â€, â€¬1915â€ â€¬was issuedâ€, â€¬almost all of the Armenian communities in the area were wiped outâ€.â€¬ For more about the artist see: http://krcphoto.com/#.
Black and White printed photograph on archival matte finish
Turkish Snowy Countryside, Photograph
Sheehan Gallery, hanging files
Photographs from Turkey, printed in Italy
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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