Marash Armenians – Asadour and Sirvardt (Astardjian) Doudouyan in Iskenderoun (Alexandrette), Syria 1930.
My maternal grandparents, Asadour Kyrakos Doudouyan b. 1899, Marash -† Sep 1970, Beyrouth, Lebanon and Sirvardt Astardjian-Doudouyan, b. 1913 Marash – † Jan 1980, Beyrouth, Lebanon were both survivors of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1916 and again in 1919-1920 in Marash. This is their engagement photograph taken in Autumn 1930, Iskenderoun, Sandjaq d’Alexandrette – French Mandate of Syria.
Vahé Achikian – Marash Photo Coll.