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La Cour Impériale d’Iran

Between 1966 et 1976, Hugues Vassal photographs major events at the Imperial Court of Iran: 2,500 year celebration of the Persian Empire in 1971,  the Shah's coronation in  October 1967... Officials visits by politicians, like Richard Nixon, or Egypian President, Anouar el-Sadate, French Presidents, such as Georges Pompidou, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing... Hugues Vassal is also privileged to record private moments of the Imperial Family; the children's birth, family holidays on the shores of the Caspian Sea,  birthday celebrations....

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