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Georg Gerster: Highlights of Paradise Lost

Between 1976 and 1978, Georg Gerster, a pioneer of aerial photography, was granted rare permission to record the landscapes and cities of Persia. ¬†These pictures depict Persia’s key archaeological sites and marvels, citadels and beautiful countryside. Paradise Lost: Persia from Above¬†is Gerster’s unique photographic record of a fascinating part of the word, unfamiliar to many of us.

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