Photograph by Robert Nickelsberg
Image Title: Prayer In Srinagar, Kashmir
Paper Dimensions (H x W): 16x24
Image Dimensions (H x W): 16x24
Medium: Digital Inkjet Print
Year Created: 2008
Image Description: Kashmiri women leave after praying outside the elaborately decorated Shah-i-Hamdani shrine on January 16, 2008 in Srinagar, Kashmir, India. The wooden structure was the first mosque built in Kashmir in 1395 by Persian saint Mir Sayed Ali Hamadani.
Photographer's Bio: Robert Nickelsberg worked as a Time magazine contract photographer for nearly 30 years, specializing in political and cultural change in developing countries. He is the author of Afghanistan - A Distant War, published in 2013 and Afghanistan's Heritage: Restoring Spirit and Stone, (2018) done in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State. His work has been published in The New York Times, Life Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times and the Washington Post, among numerous other publications and books.
This photograph was donated by Robert Nickelsberg