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Mogadishu. Along the rocks, young Somalians swimming

Mogadishu. Along the rocks, young Somalians swimming Somalia Mogadishu. Date of Photograph:1972

Quilici, Folco
QFA-S-007202-00SM

Media ID 33203701

© Folco Quilici Alinari Archives


8"x8" (+3" Border) Fine Art Print

Discover the captivating beauty of Mogadishu's coastline with this exquisite Fine Art Print from Media Storehouse. This stunning photograph, taken in 1972 by renowned Italian photographer Folco Quilici from Alinari, captures young Somalians swimming along the rocks, creating a timeless image of youth and joy. Bring the vibrant colors and rich history of Somalia into your home or office with this beautiful, museum-quality print. Experience the power of art to transport you to far-off places and evoke emotions like no other. Order now and make this breathtaking moment a cherished part of your collection.

20x20 image printed on 26x26 Fine Art Rag Paper with 3" (76mm) white border. Our Fine Art Prints are printed on 300gsm 100% acid free, PH neutral paper with archival properties. This printing method is used by museums and art collections to exhibit photographs and art reproductions.

Our fine art prints are high-quality prints made using a paper called Photo Rag. This 100% cotton rag fibre paper is known for its exceptional image sharpness, rich colors, and high level of detail, making it a popular choice for professional photographers and artists. Photo rag paper is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print. If you can afford to spend more on a higher quality paper, then Photo Rag is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print.

Estimated Product Size is 35.6cm x 35.6cm (14" x 14")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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This photograph, titled "Mogadishu. Along the rocks, young Somalians swimming" takes us back to a different era in Somalia's history. Captured by renowned Italian photographer Folco Quilici in 1972, this image offers a glimpse into the vibrant coastal city of Mogadishu during a time of relative peace and tranquility. The scene unfolds along the rocky shoreline, where a group of youthful Somalians find respite from the scorching sun by immersing themselves in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Their joy is palpable as they frolic amidst gentle waves crashing against weathered rocks. Each figure exudes an infectious energy that transcends through time and space. Quilici's masterful composition draws our attention to both individual expressions and collective unity. The subjects' lithe bodies are frozen mid-motion, their limbs gracefully slicing through water or suspended momentarily in mid-air before plunging into its depths. Their carefree laughter seems to echo across generations, reminding us of universal human experiences that transcend cultural boundaries. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, this photograph also serves as a poignant reminder of Somalia's rich cultural heritage and natural beauty before years of conflict ravaged the nation. It invites contemplation on what once was—a thriving seaside community where young people found solace amidst adversity. As we gaze upon this timeless snapshot frozen within silver gelatin print, let it transport us to an idyllic moment when innocence prevailed over turmoil; when Mogadishu was not defined by strife but rather celebrated for its resilient spirit and breathtaking landscapes. May it inspire hope for brighter days ahead while honoring those who have called this remarkable place home throughout history.

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