Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letter from Mahd-i ‘Ulya to Nasir al-Din Shah, 1863 or 1864

Letter from Mahd-i ‘Ulya to Nasir al-Din Shah, 1863 or 1864

Includes greetings and talks about the hot weather in Niyavaran, mentions the discussion with Shahzadah who is not taking his bride home, a woman’s indecency resulting in moving her and her husband to Niyavaran to keep an eye on her and ensure no further indiscretions, a visit by Mulk Ara, Nigar Khanum’s issue, and keeping sour cherries for the addressee

Item Details

  • Creator Malik Jahan Khanum Mahd-i ‘Ulya
  • Date 1863 or 1864
  • Collections National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran -- Mahd-i ‘Ulya Documents
  • Repository National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Restrictions Users must refer to the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran as the original owner of items in this collection.
  • Accessed 3 June 2020
  • Last Edited 2 October 2020
  • Record no. 902B10
  •