Dervishes were a common subject for foreign photographers of the late Qajar period. These photographs helped to create and fed the stereotypes of exotic Easterners, but nevertheless they are useful historical records of the period.
Photographs of Iranian dervishes by Antoin Sevruguin are mostly taken around 1900 to 1905.
Dmitri Ivanovich Yermakov
Photographs of the Russian photographer, Dmitri Ivanovich Yermakov, are mostly taken during the early 1870s during his trip to Iran.
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