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[Executions during the Armenian Genocide]
Gelatin silver print
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Auction 104, 3 December 2014, 19th - 21st Century Photography, Lot: 4085
The Armenian Genocide, also known as the Armenian Holocaust, was the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of its Armenian minority from their historic homeland. Between 1915 -1916 an estimated 300,000 - 1,5 million people died. Historic photographs of this tragedy are extremely rare.