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.
In 1901 Prince Malek Mansur Mirza Shao es-Saltaneh ordered Ali-Akbar Mozayyen-al-Dawla Naghash-bashi to make a decorative iron transenna for the Tomb of Hafez. The current Mausoleum was designed by André Godard, French archeologist and architect, in the late 1930s.
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.
Pictures of Iranian Birth certificates that belong to men born in 1942. These pictures are collected and used by Iranian artist Najaf Shokri in an art project titled “Documentation of Iranian Men, born in 1942”.
One of the first modern schools in Iran, the American Memorial School was established in Tabriz in 1881 by the American Presbyterian Mission. In the spring of 1909, during the Iranian Constitutional revolution, one of the young American teachers of the school, Howard Baskerville, was killed in a battle against the monarchists. After World War II, the school was renamed Parvin High School by Iran’s Ministry of Education.
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