Replastering the great mosque

Designer: StaaG®


This image was shot in Mali. The young boy is carry mud to the central Mosque in Djenne during La Fete de Crépissage, the annual replastering of the largest mud building in the world. For one day, men and boys collect mud in small baskets from locations just outside the city, and apply it to the walls of the Great Mosque amid a vibrant festival atmosphere. You can read the full story behind the shot and find out more about Timothy in our interview with him here.

This photography image is available in either exhibition Giclée final art print or Lambda C-Type print. Both types of finish are available unframed or in a hand-crafted hardwood frame.

Travel Photographer of the Year is one of the leading international photography awards, of which StaaG® is a proud sponsor. The StaaG® Collection is a selection of these photography images available as prints.

This particular image taken by Timothy Allen won the overall Travel Photographer of the Year in 2013.

© Timothy Allen/Travel Photographer of the Year

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