May 27, 2021, 9:37 AM
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Photos from old Iran displayed in Russia

Moscow, IRNA – A virtual exhibition in Moscow is showcasing photos taken by a Russian photographer Antoin Sevruguin (1830-1933) from old Iran.

With cooperation of office of Iran's cultural attaché in Russia, the exhibition started work at Alexander Solzhenitsyn Museum in Moscow on May 26.

Iran's Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali visited the exhibition and called for further cooperation between Iran and Russia.

Photos from old Iran displayed in Russia

Antoin Sevruguin is remembered as a prominent photographer who shines in history of photography in Iran.

Born at a Russian family in Tehran, Sevruguin moved to Georgia after death of his father.

There, he upgraded his art of photography, then he could portray life of Iranian people through his photos.

At 1908 Persian Constitutional Revolution, 7,000 of his photos were damaged.

Photos from old Iran displayed in Russia

And just 2,000 of those photos remained.

Antoin Sevruguin was buried in Tehran in 1933.

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