Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran


A collection of family documents, photographs, and objects of daily life belonging to Nuzhat al-Muluk, daughter of Kawkab Khanum Dargahi and Qahraman Mirza Salur (‘Ayn al-Saltanah). Many of the items are the handiwork of Nuzhat al-Muluk, including a copy of the complete poems of Farrukhi Sistani in her handwriting and embroideries. Many of the photographs were made from a stack of negatives shot by her husband, ‘Abd Allah Salur.

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Collection Details

  • Acquisition Notes

    This collection was made available to the archive by Nuzhat al-Muluk’s daughters, Faranak Salur and Naztab Salur, in winter 2011.

  • Dates Late 19th to mid-20th century
  • Last Edited 26 March 2013
  • Record Number 1140