Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Bahram Sheikholeslami

A family collection of letters, marriage contracts, dowry documents, settlements, endowments, powers of attorney, photographs, everyday objects and artwork. Many items were created in Qazvin where the Sheikholeslami family has lived for generations. Listen to the audio file, Bahram Sheikholeslami, in conversation with Ramyar Rossoukh and Afsaneh Najmabadi, speaking about the Collection.

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Collection Details

  • Acquisition Notes

    The collection has been generously made available by Bahram Sheikholeslami to honor his mother, Afsarolmoluk Sheikholeslami.

  • Dates 1786-2010
  • Last Edited 26 March 2013
  • Record Number 1016-1139