Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Huvans Khan Masiyan

Huvans Khan Masiyan

Huvans Khan Masiyan was Iran’s ambassador to France and later to Germany.

Item Details

  • Date circa. 1900
  • Notes

    According to the family, Huvans Khan Masiyan was the Iranian ambassador to France during the time Ninish was studying there. He was fluent in Persian (Farsi), English, French, and German and wrote one of the best Armenian translations of Shekspeare. He died while traveling to Japan’s Embassy and his body was brought back to Tehran, where it was buried. This picture was taken in Hamburg, Germany.

  • Dimensions 15.5 x 10 cm
  • Collections Avakiyan
  • Repository Nina Avakiyan Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions.
  • Accessed 11 March 2013
  • Last Edited 23 July 2015
  • Record no. 1260A12
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