These are images from a recently-found completely unrecorded Shahnameh in British Library collection. This copy of Shahnameh is probably from 1640, illustrated by by Muhammad Yusuf, a prolific artist during the reigns of the Safavid rulers Shah Safi (r. 1629-42) and Shah Abbas II (r. 1642-66).
Edwin Lord Weeks (1849-1903) was an American artist. He made many voyages to the East, including Iran. In 1895, he wrote and illustrated a book of travels, From the Black Sea through Persia and India, which has many illustrations of Iran (Persia).
During the first 13 years of activity before the Iranian revolution (1965-1978) The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults – also known as Kanoon – produced and published books, records, and films for children and young Iranians. Here is a collection of cover designs for “Voices of the Poets” series published in the 1970s.
During the first 13 years of activity before the Iranian revolution (1965-1978) The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, Also known as Kanoon, produced and published books, records, and films for children and young Iranians. Here is a collection of cover designs for “Kanoon” Audio Books from that era.
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.
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