This is a collection of album cover art for the soundtracks of pre-revolutionary movies made in Iran in the late 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes designs for the soundtracks of art-house movies as well as commercial blockbusters.
This house near Ferdowsi Square was built by the Russian architect Alexander Belyn in 1938. Belyn was working for Kampsax – a Danish construction company founded in 1917 which had several projects in Iran, including the construction of 900 km of cross-country railroads.
Massoud Nili, who has lived in the U.K. since he was 10 years old, changed his Peykan Hunter into a 1970s’ Iranian taxi.
He says: “To me my taxi is [like] history on four wheels, it gives me pleasure bringing back some memory from our past.”
Edwin Lord Weeks (1849-1903) was an American artist. He made many voyages to the East, including Iran. In 1895, he wrote and illustrated a book of travels, From the Black Sea through Persia and India, which has many illustrations of Iran (Persia).
During the first 13 years of activity before the Iranian revolution (1965-1978) The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults – also known as Kanoon – produced and published books, records, and films for children and young Iranians. Here is a collection of cover designs for “Voices of the Poets” series published in the 1970s.
During the first 13 years of activity before the Iranian revolution (1965-1978) The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, Also known as Kanoon, produced and published books, records, and films for children and young Iranians. Here is a collection of cover designs for “Kanoon” Audio Books from that era.
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