Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Molière play performed by Alliance students

Molière play performed by Alliance students

The students are dressed for a performance of Molière’s Le Bourgeois gentilhomme [The Bourgeois Gentleman], translated into Persian by Amir Minu. The performance took place soon after the official unveiling of women and for the first time girls appeared on stage without veils. Identified students: (1) Mushfiq Hamadani, (2) Musa Nikbakht (playing a woman), (3) Amir Sazigar, (4) Gawhar Aqaʼi [Aqaii].

Item Details

  • Date 28 February 1926
  • Notes

    Item information based on source data from CIJOH.

  • Collections Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History
  • Repository Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History (62-P-1996)
  • Restrictions Use of collection materials for publication purposes must cite the Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History as the current repository.
  • Accessed 14 February 2012
  • Last Edited 28 August 2013
  • Record no. 1025A32
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