Fred Maroon, ‘Afghanistan: Poppies near Kunduz’, 1968, Artist's Proof

While poppies are Afghanistan's largest agricultural product, these are not the type that yield opium.

In addition to the numerous awards garnered by his impressive career, Fred Maroon's works are featured in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the International Center of Photography, and the Library of Congress.

Series: Along the Silk Route in Afghanistan 1968

Image rights: © Fred J. Maroon

About Fred Maroon

American, September 24, 1924 - November 5, 2001, New Brunswick, New Jersey, based in Washington, DC, United States