Lady Cockroach is a short play for children published in 1929 in the city of Shiraz, Iran.
According to the cover, the author Mirza Jabbar Askarzadeh (often known as Jabbar Baghtcheban) was the head-teacher of a kindergarten in Shiraz. He later established the first Iranian kindergarten for the deaf, and was the inventor of Persian cued speech.
A few pages from the Service and Maintenance Manual of Paykan (Persian: Arrow), which was an automobile produced by the Iranian company Iran Khodro (formerly called “Iran National”). The car was very popular in Iran from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. It is often referred as the Iranian chariot.
Mirza Mohammad Seifi Qazwini, also known as Emadolkottab (1861-1936), was a master calligrapher of Nasta’liq in the late Qajar period. Because of his membership in a terrorist group “Komiteye Mojazat – punishment committee” and writing the group’s unsigned leaflets, he was arrested and spent five years of his life in prison.
Nushi Khanum, daughter of Khanum Khanumha and Mirza Husayn Shaykh al-Islam, writes to her paternal aunt, Shawkat Khanum Ashraf al-Saltanah, daughter of Zahra Khanum and Mirza Abu Turab. Sent from Qavzin to Tehran. Early 20th century.
Sale document of an Abyssinian male eunuch slave, Haji Bashir Khan, between Malik Mansur Mirza Shoaosaltaneh and Faraj Allah Khan Ata o-Dowleh, the head of artillery in the state of Fars, Iran, issued in 25 August 1901. Slavery was formally abolished in Iran in 1929.
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