Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Family portrait

Family portrait

Of those standing, only two children were identified. The first on the left is Khanum Agha (daughter of Sakinah Khanum Nayiʼi and sister of Ghaffar) and the second is Mirza Ghaffar ʻAskari, the father of Mohammad Askari (born in 1930 or 1931). Starting from the left, those seated appear as follows: Mirza Zayn al-ʻAbidin, Mirza Muhsin Khan (Ghaffar’s brother), Mirza Ahmad Khan Lashkar Nivis (of the royal artillery) (Ghaffar’s father), Mirza ʻAli Akbar Khan (Ghaffar’s brother), Mirza Muhammad Khan Fakhim al-Saltanah, Mahmud (Ghaffar’s brother); from the left, the seated children are: Khanum Agha (who later married Mirza Muhsin), Zaynab Khanum (Bibi Agha), Asiyah Khanum (mother of Mohammad Askari), Hajar Khanum, Zaynab Khanum (daughter of Mirza Muhammad Khan)

Item Details

  • Date April or May 1902
  • Notes

    Caption: “The picture was taken in Tehran in April/May 1902”

  • Dimensions 12 x 17 cm
  • Collections Mohammad Askari
  • Repository This collection was made available to the archive by Mohammad Askari in June 2014.
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 18 December 2014
  • Last Edited 15 March 2022
  • Record no. 14131A1
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