Nasrin Torabi's Collection of Iranian Photographs [1867-1927]

This fonds consists of digital images of a sample of Iranian photographs collected by Nasrin Torabi from various sources in Mashhad and Arak, Iran. The photographs were digitised as part of the project EAP001 Faces and Places in Iran: Iranian Photography at the Turn of the 20th Century. The photographs were taken between 1284 and 1345H [1867-1925] in Mashhad and Arak. This catalogue divides the collection into files based on these geographical divisions. The photographs were collected from various personal and institutional collections; unfortunately, these provenencial details were not recorded by the EAP001 project team. The collections primarily consist of group and individual portrait photographs.
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  • Photographs from Arak [1891-1927]

    File Ref: EAP001/16/1
    This file consists of 16 digital images of photographs collected by Nasrin Torabi from various individual and institutional collections in Arak, Iran. Unfortunately, the provenance of each photograph has not been recorded by the collector. These samples da ...
  • Photographs from Mashhad [1867-1917]

    File Ref: EAP001/16/2
    This file consists of 41 digital images of photographs collected by Nasrin Torabi from various individual and institutional collections in Mashhad, Iran. Unfortunately, the provenance of each photograph has not been recorded by the collector. These samples ...
  • Traditional sportsman linking arms

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/1
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing three traditional sportsmen linking arms in a triangle formation. Date unknown; photographer thought to be Nabi or Alborzi. ...
  • Portrait of an Iraqi man [1891]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/2
    Digital image of an individual portrait photograph of an Iraqi man. Photograph taken by Yusuf Khan, 1309H [1891]. The photograph is annotated in Persian. ...
  • Kindergarten class portrait [1927]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/3
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of a Kindergarten class. Photograph taken by Ahtmalaly Mohammad, 1927. The photograph is annotated in Armenian. ...
  • Portrait of Mohsen Haj

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/4
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Mohsen Haj. Date unknown; photograph taken by Jahangir Rahmani, Tehran. ...
  • Crowd at a wedding ceremony

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/5
    Digital image of a photograph showing the crowd at a wedding ceremony. Photograph taken by Hossein Eftekhari, 1327H [1909]. ...
  • Arak Clergy [1909]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/6
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph showing 5 clerics from Arak. Photograph taken by Yusuf Khan, 1327H [1909]. The names of the clerics are annotated on the photograph in Persian. ...
  • Portrait of Hossein Karimi Golpayegani

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/7
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Hossein Karimi Golpayegani. Photograph taken in Arak by Yusuf Khan; date unknown. ...
  • School science teachers and pupils

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/8
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of school science teachers and their pupils. Photograph taken by Hossein Eftekhari in Arak; date unknown. ...
  • Portrait of Ahmad Shah

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/9
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of Ahmad Shah in dress uniform. Photographer unknown; date unknown. ...
  • Portrait of unknown man

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/10
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of an unidentified man. Photographer unknown; date unknown; location unknown. ...
  • Portrait [of Mirza al-Sultan?]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/11
    Digital image of a portrait photograph of a man tentatively identified as Mirza al-Sultan. Photograph taken by L Habib Teheri, Arak; date unknown. ...
  • Group portrait [featuring Abbas Mirza?]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/12
    Digital image of a group portrait photograph of 4 boys, one of whom is tentatively identified as Abbas Mirza. Photograph taken by L Habib Taheri in Arak; no date. ...
  • Portrait photograph of a man and young child [Mirza al-Sultan and Abbas Mirza?]

    Item Ref: EAP001/16/1/13
    Digital image of a portrait photograph showing a man sitting with a young child on his lap; the two are tentatively identified as Mirza al-Sultan and Abbas Mirza. Photograph taken by L Habib Taheri in Arak; date unknown. ...