Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Ilqaniyan family

Ilqaniyan family

Right to left: (balcony row) Hishmat Ilqaniyan, Jan Ilqaniyan, Lutf Allah Victory with his son Ibrahim Victory, Nur Allah Ilqaniyan, unidentified, Rahim Ilqaniyan, Saqi Ilqaniyan (with hat), Davud Ilqaniyan (leaning against column); (middle row) Muhtaram (future wife of Rahim Ilqaniyan), ʻAziz Agha (granddaughter of Khanum Jan), Khanum Jan (mother of the Ilqaniyan brothers), Nikkhvah (wife of Haj Habib), Aqdas (wife of Davud Ilqaniyan), Avista Babaʼi Khayyat (father of Ilqaniyan brothers), Iran Victory (mother of Ibrahim Victory), Nijat Ilqaniyan, unidentified, Maʻsumah Sultan (nanny); (front row) Shazdah (granddaughter of Khanum Jan), Sulayman Ilqaniyan, Khalil Ilqaniyan, Amir Victory, Davud Ilqaniyan, unidentified and unidentified.

Item Details

  • Date 1934 (1313 SH)
  • Notes

    The surname “Ilqaniyan” originally belonged to Khanum Jan. Her husband, Avista Babaʼi Khayat, chose his wife’s surname for himself. Item information based on source data from CIJOH.

  • Collections Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History
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  • Accessed 14 February 2012
  • Last Edited 12 August 2013
  • Record no. 1025A141
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