Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Taj al-Dawlah

Taj al-Dawlah

Taj al-Dawlah, Nasir al-Din Shah’s second permanent wife.

Inscription on the photograph: “Khanum Taj al-Dawlah, the first permanent wife of Nasir al-Din Shah, daughter of Sayf Allah Mirza son of Fathʻali Shah, mother of ʻIsmat al-Dawlah”

Item Details

  • Date mid/late 19th century
  • Notes

    Description in the IICHS catalog: “Taj al-Dawlah”

    Inscription on the photo is not accurate. Taj al-Dawlah, daughter of Sayf al-Allah Mirza and mother of Sultan Muʻin al-Din Mirza (who died in childhood) and ‘Ismat al-Dawlah, was the second permanent wife of Nasir al-Din Shah. His first wife was Galin Khanum (daughter of Ahmad ʻAli Mirza and mother of Sultan Mahmud Mirza).

  • Collections Institute for Iranian Contemporary Historical Studies
  • Repository Institute for Iranian Contemporary Historical Studies (ع 3-5236)
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  • Accessed 9 October 2013
  • Last Edited 23 July 2021
  • Record no. 1261A66
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