Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Muhammad Muntasiri to ‘Amid Lashkar, 1925

Muhammad Muntasiri to ‘Amid Lashkar, 1925

Envelope is addressed to ‘Amid Lashkar the Secretary of the brigade in North West Urumiyah, from Muhammad Muntasiri, member of Army Finance Department. It is accompanied by a satirical letter to ‘Amid Lashkar from his cousin, Muhammad Muntasiri, on the letterhead of the Ministry of War, about his objection to ‘Amid Lashkar’s marriage. The first sheet, dated December 23, 1924 and addressed to Aqa Mirza ‘Ali Asghar Khan, states that, based on the report of a committee made up of four women, this marriage was not approved. Enclosed is the copy of the report with the names of four women: Kulsum Nanah, Bibi Shah Zaynab, Dadah Bazm Ara, and Khalah Jan.

Item Details

  • Date 12 January 1925
  • Dimensions 18.5 x 16.5 cm, 20.5 x 16.5 cm, envelope: 11 x 14 cm
  • Collections Amir Hossein Nikpour
  • Repository Amir Hossein Nikpour Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 24 October 2017
  • Last Edited 22 January 2018
  • Record no. 14142A333
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