Collection Type: Private collection
Collection Size: > 50,000
Period: 1900-1930 1930-1960 1960-1980 Later than 1980
Type of Material & Format: Black and White images Colour images Digital files Film-based negatives Glass plates positives and/or negatives Prints
Researcher, Photographer and Collector Kifah Al Amin aims for the preservation of photographs related to Iraq and the establishment of an Iraqi Photography Museum.
He started collecting in the 1980s. His photograph collection ranges from the 1895 to today and is still actively growing. Noted Iraqi photographers in his collection include Halim al Khattat, Emri Selim and Muhi Aref. He has published several volumes on the photographic history of Baghdad containing around 3000 images, from his personal collection.
Name: Kifah al Amin
Tel: +964 (0)770-4425 400