During the Khmer Rouge regime, besides the fact that commercial studios were destroyed, most family photographs were either destroyed or concealed , they are often badly damaged. Yet these small paper rectangles are a precious memory. Once it is rescued, it is often considered to be a treasure. It is, of course, very difficult to gather and trace those pieces of pictures which once were portraits or family celebrations or photos of a group in its activities.
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