Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letter probably from ‘Ayn al-Saltanah

Letter probably from ‘Ayn al-Saltanah

Letter probably from Qahraman Mirza Salur (‘Ayn al-Saltanah) with a list of daily expenses; writing from Alamut, Qazvin, he talks about his bad health and expresses his disappointment that the recipient had not told him about her/his journey to Mecca, while also asking her/him to sacrifice a sheep on his behalf. ‘Ayn al-Saltanah also talks about his intention to travel to Beirut to visit Hurmuz Mirza [his nephew]. He asks about the well-being of Fakhr al-Mulk [probably his brother-in-law, Fakhr al-Mulk Ardalan] and his wife and expresses his satisfaction that Zari is accompanying the letter receiver in this journey. The third page is a list of daily expenses, including money received from Zari and money for the purchase of sheep for Haji Afkham al-Dawlah [his brother, Faridun Mirza Afkham al-Dawlah].

Item Details

  • Creator Qahraman Mirza Salur (ʻAyn al-Saltanah)
  • Date undated
  • Collections Institute for Iranian Contemporary Historical Studies
  • Repository Institute for Iranian Contemporary Historical Studies (ا3842-3010-3, ا3842-3010-2, ا3842-3010-1)
  • Restrictions The use of collection materials for publication purposes must cite the Institute for Iranian Contemporary Historical Studies as the current repository. Use of material for commercial purposes is contingent upon acquiring the Repository's permission.
  • Accessed 20 August 2013
  • Last Edited 18 May 2015
  • Record no. 1261A1
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