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Chadirji, Kamil (1897-1968): Pots - from the series Eight Etchings from Photographs, printer: Stoneman, Hugh (1947-2005), publisher: Rifat Chadirji/LAAM Ltd, photogravure, 36.5 x 43 cms. The Art Fund Hugh Stoneman Archive. © Rifat Chadirji.

About the Artist

Chadirji was a politician and leader of the National Democratic Party in Iraq, who also had a keen interest in photography. Many of his photographs provide a good insight to institutions functioning in 1930s Bagdad.