Diane Putnam's photos with the Fars

Qashqai tribe caravan in Fars, Iran, 1977

Qashqai tribe caravan in Fars, Iran, 1977
My father and two brothers were working in Iran at this time. My mother went with them and they were there for about seven months at several job sites in the desert, Tehran, Bandar Abbas and elsewhere. This location on the map, west of Shiraz, is approxim…
Added on March 27, 2016

Fars nomad, Iran, 1977

Fars nomad, Iran, 1977
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people
Added on March 27, 2016

Qashqai women and children of Fars, Iran, 1977

Qashqai women and children of Fars, Iran, 1977
On their way to summer pastures. Typical Persian herd guarding dog on the right. Some experts say it's related to the Turkish Kangal dog and they do look very similar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people
Added on March 27, 2016

Fars caravan, Iran, 1977

Fars caravan, Iran, 1977
My father and two brothers were working in Iran at this time. My mother went with them and they were there for about seven months at several job sites in the desert, Tehran, Bandar Abbas and elsewhere. This location on the map, west of Shiraz, is approxim…
Added on March 27, 2016

Donkeys, Iran, 1977

Donkeys, Iran, 1977
Aww, look at that cute baby donkey!
Added on March 27, 2016

Nomads, Iran, 1977

Nomads, Iran, 1977
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people
Added on March 27, 2016

Qashqai nomads of Fars, Iran, 1977

Qashqai nomads of Fars, Iran, 1977
Photos taken by my brother. Here is what he said about them in an e-mail:

[Pictures] are of the Fars nomad tribe whom we encountered between Shiraz and Bandar Bushehr. The Fars region extends from the lower elevations (and hot as hell in the summer) of t…
Added on March 27, 2016

Caravan, Iran, 1977

Caravan, Iran, 1977
Added on March 27, 2016

Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977

Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977
Photos taken by my brother. Here is what he said about them in an e-mail:

[Pictures] are of the Fars nomad tribe whom we encountered between Shiraz and Bandar Bushehr. The Fars region extends from the lower elevations (and hot as hell in the summer) of t…
Added on March 27, 2016

Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977

Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977
Going to summer pastures. Their Ashayeri, the aboriginal dog of Persia, leads the way. It's more of a herd guarding dog than a shepherd.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qashqai_people
Added on March 27, 2016

Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977

Qashqai nomads, Iran, 1977
My father and two brothers were working in Iran at this time. My mother went with them and they were there for about seven months at several job sites in the desert, Tehran, Bandar Abbas and elsewhere. This location on the map, west of Shiraz, is approxim…
Added on March 27, 2016