Armenian Guerrilla Fighters (1895) print


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The figures in this print are from a famous old photograph of Armenian guerrilla fighters who opposed Ottoman soldiers during the Hamidian massacres, 1895. The woman on the right is known to be Eghisapet Sultanian, the other woman is unidentified.

The poem is by Shushanik Kurghinian (1876 – 1927) who is considered one of the founders of feminist and proletarian literature in the Armenian language. She viewed her work as giving a voice to the voiceless.

Letterpress, relief and two layer screen print.

100% of the proceeds from this print will be donated to provide emergency aid, (including food, water, medication, clothing, diapers, formula, sanitary products and more) to the people of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) via the Looys Program by Kooyrigs.

For more information and to donate, please visit: artsakh

Weight 1.1 oz
Dimensions 8 × 8 in