Shaykh al-Islam's house
Three photographs and three drawings of the Shaykh al-Islam House in Qazvin. The three photos--of the Biruni taken from the street, the Divan-khanah taken from the yard, and the Andaruni taken from the yard--were digitized from prints made of old negatives. Jaleh Jalili drew the house plan, based on sketches provided by Bahram Sheikholeslami, on the basis of his childhood memories of growing up in this complex. The three drawings represent the plans of three levels of the Shaykh al-Islam complex. Built in Qazvin in the Qajar era, the complex was meant to serve as the living space for the...
Tray used for holding salt, pepper, and gulpar; belonged to Manizhah Safdari Qajar, daughter of Safdar Mirza ‘Ata’ al-Saltanah, wife of Sayyid ʻAbd Allah Shaykh al-Islami (Amjad al-Vizarah). Passed down to her daughter, Azar Shaykh al-Islami, who then passed it down to her nephew, Bahram Sheikholeslami.
Shaykh al-Islami Family Album
Created by Afsar al-Muluk Shaykh al-Islami, daughter of Nimtaj (Taj al-Sadat) Shaykh al-Islami and Mirza Mufid Shaykh al-Islam (Dibaj), and wife of Sayyid ʻAli Shaykh al-Islami. According to Bahram Sheikholeslami, the images can be identified as follows (from left to right in each photograph): sequences 1 and 2 are the cover and the inside of the cover; seq. 3: Amjad al-Vizarah [Sayyid ʻAbd Allah Shaykh al-Islami]; seq. 4: Amjad al-Vizarah and his new born son, Sayyid ‘Ali Khan, Mashhad, 1290 SH (1911); seq. 5: top left: Afsar al-Muluk in wedding dress; top right: Sayyid ‘Ali Khan in...
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