Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Aqdas Baqa’i and her relatives

Aqdas Baqa’i and her relatives

From left, standing: Muhammad Riza Khan Navvabpur (Farkhundah Khanum’s brother), Bibi Sadiqah (Muhammad Riza Khan’s wife), Farkhundah Khanum (daughter of Bibi ‘Ali Askar Khan and Aqdas Baqa’i’s mother), Javad (Muhammad Riza Khan Navvabpur’s son), Mirza Hasan Khan Nayib al-Hukumah [Baqa’i] (Aqdas Baqa’i’s father), Aqdas Baqa’i, Sayyid Muhammad Tabatabayi (husband and maternal cousin of Aqdas Baqa’i), Fatimah Baqa’i (Aqdas Baqa’i’s paternal cousin), Sadiqah Tabatabayi (daughter of Fatimah Baqa’i), and ‘Ali Muhammad (Farkhundah Khanum’s brother); seated (sisters and brother of Aqdas Baqa’i): Ashraf, Ghulam Riza, and Afsar (Nahid).