Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Bahman Bayani

A collection containing letters and envelops, dowry lists, settlements, wills, photographs, and everyday objects. Listen to the audio file, Bahman Bayani speaking about the Collection.

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Collection Details

  • History

    Most of the items in this collection belonged to Bahman bayani’s grandmother. The entire collection has items as early as Aqa Muhammad Khan’s reign through the Pahlavi era. However, among the selected pieces in our collection, the earliest date to Fath‘ali Shah’s period and the latest to the early Pahlavi period.

  • Dates 1804-1969
  • Last Edited 26 March 2013
  • Record Number 1131-1142