Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

‘Abd al-Husayn Mu‘azzaz al-Mulk to Surur al-Saltanah

‘Abd al-Husayn Mu‘azzaz al-Mulk to Surur al-Saltanah

‘Abd al-Husayn Mu‘azzaz al-Mulk (Taymurtash)’s love letter to Surur al-Saltanah discussing Surur al-Saltanah’s concern about his love and loyalty and talks about the problem of finding a house. He urges Surur not to listen to what other people say. Then, he talks about Mubashshir al-Dawlah’s assignment to governorship of Shahrud and how he is following up on possibly renting Mubashshir al-Dawlah’s house for themselves. He continues by daydreaming about their wedding night, how they will go to their house,and imagines how he will initiate lovemaking. He also informs her that he has found a good house, with only one problem, not having a in-house bath but it has running water instead. He mentions writing to Salar and explaining the reason for the delay.

Item Details

  • Creator ‘Abd al-Husayn Taymurtash (Mu‘azzaz al-Mulk)
  • Date circa. 1910 or 1911
  • Dimensions 15 x 22 cm
  • Collections Sorourolsaltaneh Teymourtash (Khazeni)
  • Repository Sorourolsaltaneh Teymourtash (Khazeni)
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 27 June 2014
  • Last Edited 1 August 2014
  • Record no. 13110A25
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