Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Family portrait

Family portrait

Pictured standing in the back row, from the left, are: Mr. Daftari, Puran Dukht Pizishk-niya (daughter of Nusrat Siyahpush and ‘Abd al-Latif Pizishk-niya Pizishk-niya), unidentified, Muhammad Siyahpush, Mihran Siyahpush, Vasha Siyahpush, Riza Siyahpush (‘Abd al-Riza, son of Nusrat Ghaffari and Muhammad Siyahpush), Mastanah Siyahpush, and ‘Ali Akbar Siyahpush; and seated in the front row, from the left, are: Nusrat Siyahpush, Navvabah Ghaffari, Badi‘ al-Zaman Ghaffari holding her daughter Zuhrah Ustad Aqajani, and Turan Abu Turab (Gisa Siyahpush). Mihran, Vasha, and Mastanah are the children of Turan Abu Turab (Gisa Siyahpush) and ‘Ali Akbar Siyahpush.