Documenting destruction of Azerbaijani cultural heritage

Shusha city before the war
Khurshidbanu Natavan (1832–1897) / Source: in public domain

“When captured on 9 May 1992 by Armenian forces, the Azeri population fled, while the city [Shusha] was looted and burned. Estimates suggest that, by 2002, 80% of the city still lay in ruins.” — observes writer Owen Vince (2015)

House of Zulfugar Hajibeyov
House of Zulfugar Hajibeyov after Armenian occupation / Source: Virtual Karabakh
Realni school
Realni School after Armenian occupation / Source: Kavkaz Uzel, January 20, 2020
Zohrabbayovs mansion/ Art Gallery / More images here.
Zohrabbayovs mansion / Art Gallery / Source: Tural Ganjaliyev 2019
Shusha Carpet Museum
Hajigululars mansion / Source: Amina Melikova
Hajigululars mansion after it got destroyed by Armenian forces/ Source: @Turkiina, Nov 19, 2020
Khurshidbanu Natavan’s house (later museum) / Source: @Turkiina, Nov 17, 2020
Khurshidbanu Natavan’s house (later museum) / Source: @Turkiina, Nov 17, 2020
Mir Mohsun Navvab’s 18th century House / Source: In public domain
Navvab / Fragment from a painting on a pencil box. Source: Visions.az
House Museum of Bulbul
House Museum of Bulbul after occupation / Source: Mahmudov and Mustafayev 2012
Khanliq Mukhtar Caravansarai
Khanliq Mukhtar Caravansarai after occupation / Source: 1news.az, Dec. 21, 2020
Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s House-Museum
Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s House-Museum: Before/After / Source: Amirova 2020
Museum Mausoleum Complex of Molla Panah Vagif
Museum Mausoleum Complex of Molla Panah Vagif / Source: @Turkiina, Nov 19, 2020
The 1941–1945 Soviet war memorial in Shusha
The 1941–1945 Soviet war memorial in Shusha after occupation / Source: @Turkiina, December 7, 2020
Palace of Karabakh Khans: Before/ After / Source: in public domain
Abdurrahim bey Hagverdiyev / Source: Bagirov/ IRS 2017
House of Abdurrahim bey Hagverdiyev / Source: Ministry of Culture, 2020

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